Issue Background

NHSC Students to Service Loan Repayment Program

The Health Resources & Services Administration’s (HRSA’s) National Health Service Corps (NHSC) application cycle for the 2022 Students to Service Loan Repayment Program (S2S LRP) opened on August 31, 2021 and closes on November 4, 2021.

 Eligible applicants include students in their final year of school in the following primary health care 
• Physician (MD or DO) 
• Dentist (DDS or DMD) 
• Nurse Practitioner (NP) 
• Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) 
• Physician Assistant (PA) - new eligible discipline for this year
Medical students must also plan to complete an accredited primary care residency in an NHSC-approved 
specialty. Physician assistant, nursing and dental applicants are encouraged, but not required, to 
complete postgraduate training. Additional eligibility and service commitment information can be found 

Before you complete your application, carefully read the 2022 Students to Service Loan Repayment Program Application and Program Guidance (PDF - 646 KB). It has the detailed information you’ll need to know and tells you what to submit with your application.

NOTE: There are specific requirements that apply to medical students, nursing students, and dental students.

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