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NHSC 2018 Students to Service applications now available

September 01, 2017

Washington — The National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program is accepting applications for the 2018 cycle.

The Students to Service program provides up to $120,000 to medical or dental students in their final year of school in return for a commitment to provide primary health care full time for at least three years at an approved NHSC site. Students must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national and enrolled full-time at an accredited school in the U.S. or its territories. The deadline to apply for the 2018 program is Oct. 19.

By committing to work at a National Health Service Corps site before completing dental school, fourth year dental students have the opportunity to receive additional loan repayment money for which they would not otherwise be eligible. Dentists who apply after graduation are only eligible up to $85,000 in loan repayment for a three-year commitment.

For more information about the Students to Service program, visit the NHSC website.

The Corps will host three webinars on the Students to Service Loan Repayment Program, with NHSC staff providing an overview on the application process, program eligibility and service commitment. Details follow:

  • A webinar focused on the application process will be held online and by phone Sept. 7 from 7-8 p.m. ET. Access online here or by calling 1-888-787-0203 and using passcode: 3261051.
  • A Q&A webinar will be held online and by phone Sept. 28 from 7-9 p.m. ET. Access online here or by calling 1-888-787-0203 and using passcode: 3261051.
  • A second Q&A session will be held online only Oct. 10 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Access here.