The 2020 Nurse Corps Scholarship Program application cycle is now open! Nurse Corps Scholarship Program staff will be available to address any questions regarding the program components, requirements, and obligations, as well as to support you as you complete the application process. Don’t miss these unique opportunities!
If you plan to submit a National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program application, we encourage you to gather the following documentation, which is detailed on pages 41-43 of the Application and Program Guidance.
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Today, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) released the 2020 Application and Program Guidance for the NHSC Scholarship Program. The application cycle closes on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 7:30 PM ET.
The NHSC Scholarship Program provides scholarships to health profession students pursuing careers as primary care providers in exchange for their commitment to serve in high-need, underserved communities. The scholarship includes tax-free payment of tuition, required fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a taxable monthly living stipend.
After completion of graduation/training, recipients fulfill their service commitment at one of more than 20,000 NHSC-approved sites throughout the nation and its territories. Each scholar serves for a minimum of two years and receives one year of financial support (up to four years) for each year of service at an NHSC-approved site found on the Health Workforce Connector.
U.S. Citizen (either U.S. born or naturalized) or U.S. National
Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student in an eligible discipline: Physician, Dentist, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Midwife, Physician Assistant
Attending or accepted to attend an accredited school
Located in a state, the District of Columbia, or a U.S. territory
Eligible for federal employment
Not have an existing service obligation
Submit a complete application
Learn more about the National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program and application process.
NHSC Scholarship Application Webinar
Wednesday, March 25
2:00 – 3:30 PM ET
NHSC Scholarship Application Online Q & A Session #1
Tuesday, April 7
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
NHSC Scholarship Application Online Q & A Session #2
Monday, April 20
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
A 3-week Medical Problem Solving Course is open to students from select schools that have a JABSOM faculty sponsor – namely, Kamehameha, Iolani, Punahou, St. Andrews Priory, and Kaiser. Registration is via the sponsored school’s summer school program.
The 1- week Medical Diagnosis and Treatment course is a UH Outreach College course that is taught by faculty in the Office of Medical Education. Interested students may register through Outreach College. Needs based scholarship is also available.
The abstract/poster registration link is: http://biosymp.jabsom.hawaii.edu/index.php/2020/01/16/registration-and-abstract-submission/
The meeting and agenda link is: https://jabsom.hawaii.edu/admin/dir-rge/research-events/annual-symposium/
The meeting is April 16 and 17th at Sullivan Center.
Plenary speaker on April 16:
12:00-1:00 in MEB 315
Barbara Slusher, M.A.S., Ph.D.
Director, JHU NIMH Therapeutic Core
Professor of Neurology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
The Biomedical Symposium is April 16 and 17, 2020 at JABSOM and Cancer Center.
Abstract Registration: http://biosymp.jabsom.hawaii.edu/index.php/2020/01/16/registration-and-abstract-submission/
See this page for more details and a pre-recorded informational webinar: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loans-scholarships/nurse-corps/loan-repayment-program/determine-eligibility-and-apply
HRSA is offering a Technical Assistance call on February 27, 2020 from 11:00 am to 12 noon Hawaii Time.
Go to this link to set up your account and start your application: https://bhwnextgen.hrsa.gov/sso/login?service=https%3A%2F%2Fprogramportal.hrsa.gov%2Flogin%2Fsso&theme=nelrp
This Application Cycle Closes on March 12, 2020 at 1:30 pm Hawaii Time.
Attention Native Hawaiians!
The Native Hawaiian Health Scholarship Program application cycle is now OPEN and accepting applicants through March 15, 2020. The program is administered through the federal Health Resources and Services Administration.
Please see here for eligibility and requirements: https://bhw.hrsa.gov/loans-scholarships/nhhs
If you are employed by a U.S. federal, state, local, or tribal government or not-for-profit organization, you might be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Keep reading to see whether you might qualify!