National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship

2021 National Health Service Corps Scholarship Application Cycle has opened. Accepting applications through May 11, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. EST.

The 2021 National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) awards scholarships to students pursuing an education in eligible primary care health professions.

About the Program:
The NHSC Scholarship Program applicants include health professional students studying to become physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives or physician assistants with a commitment to practice in underserved communities. In exchange, they commit to serve a minimum of two years in high-need, underserved communities. Scholars receive one year of financial support (up to four years) for each year of service at an NHSC-approved site.

What to know before you apply:

  • Start the application process early. Allow time to collect all required and supplemental documentation.
  • The answers in your application must match your supporting documents.
  • You must submit a complete online application by the application deadline.

If you have questions on the application process, please reach out to financial aid (

-Submitted by Sarah Moore

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