Health Professions Loan Repayment Program

To be eligible the applicant must:

  • be licensed and practicing as 
    • Dentist
    • Dental Hygienists
    • Nurse Practitioners
    • Certified Nurse Midwives
    • Physician Assistant
    • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Providing full-time, direct patient care in a California Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), County, State, prison, or Veteran's facility
  • have outstanding educational debt from a commercial or U.S. governmental lending institution
  • have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
  • be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years

Award Amount


Number of Awards


Deadlines & Renewal

Application Deadlines October 1
Winners Announcement Dates No Detail Available
Award Cycle Annually
Is the scholarship auto renew every cycle No Detail Available

Eligibility Requirements

Gender No Requirement
Program Accreditation No Requirement
Veterans and their families only No
State of Residence California
Minimum GPA No Requirement
Essay No Requirement
Eligible minority groups No Requirement
Eligible nursing programs No Requirement

Sponsoring Organization

Health Professions Education Foundation

400 R Street, Suite 330
Sacramento, CA 95811

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