Dental students can apply for up to $120K for loan repayment

Application deadline extended to Dec. 27

Updated 12/20/18

The deadline to apply for the National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program has been extended to 7:30 p.m. EST, Dec. 27, 2018.

The NHSC S2S program provides up to $120,000 in tax-free loan repayment to dental and medical students in their final year of school in exchange for a three-year service commitment in a high-need (HPSA 14 or above) rural, tribal or urban community. Program award installments are paid to students annually in a lump sum.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or nationals and enrolled or accepted in an eligible dental (DDS or DMD) or medical degree program at an accredited school in the U.S.
Award recipients are eligible to continue service through the NHSC Loan Repayment Program and could potentially pay off all of their educational debt with continued service at an approved NHSC site.

NHSC is part of the U.S. Health Resources & Services Administration. Its scholarship and loan repayment programs support health care providers working in areas of the U.S. that have limited access to care.

Potential candidates can visit the NHSC website to apply or learn more.

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