RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


Loan Repayment Available for Shortage Area Practitioners
February 27, 2013

The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) has opened the application cycle for its student loan repayment program (LRP). The LRP is available to behavioral health practitioners that work at a NHSC-approved facility or in a health professional shortage area. The LRP will provide up to $60,000 to professionals practicing in areas with severe practitioner shortages and up to $40,000 in areas with moderate practitioner shortages.

To learn more about the application process, eligibility criteria, and service commitment, visit the National Health Service Corps web site. The 2013 application deadline is April 16.

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