Advanced Practice Healthcare Student Loan Repayment Program (California)$25K

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To Be Eligible …

  • be currently licensed and practicing in one of the following professions:
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    • Certified Nurse Midwives
    • Clinical Nurse Specialists
    • Dentist
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Occupational Therapists
    • Pharmacists
    • Physical Therapists
    • Physician Assistants
    • Speech Therapists
  • be providing direct patient care 32+ hours or more a week
  • be working in a qualified facility
  • be in good standing with respective Board or Committee
  • have outstanding educational debt from a commercial or U.S. governmental lending institution
  • be free from any other service obligation, including other HPEF programs
  • be willing to continue working in a medically underserved area for twelve (12) months
  • complete and submit your application through CalREACH by the application deadline

Those awarded the Advanced Practice Healthcare Loan Repayment may receive *up to$25,000. If awarded, recipients agree to continue practicing full time, direct patient care at a qualified facility in California for a twelve (12) month service obligation. Qualified facilities include those designated by The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) or California’s Shortage Designation Program, a liaison to the federal Shortage Designation Branch (SDB) of Health Resources and Services Administration as Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Medically Underserved Population (MUP), Health Professional Shortage Area- Primary Care (HPSA-PC), Health Professional Shortage Area- Dental (HPSA-D), and Primary Care Shortage Area (PCSA). In addition to the Federal and CA state designations, any state, county, veteran, or correctional facility qualifies as well as Indian Health Centers and Federally Qualified Health Centers. See chart of qualified designations associated to each profession.

Loans That Qualify

  • Stafford loans
  • Grad PLUS loans
  • Consolidation loans
  • Perkins loans
  • Nursing Student Loans
  • Loans for Disadvantaged Students (LDS)
  • Health Professions Student Loans (HPSL)
  • Private loans
  • State loans
  • Institutional loans
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