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Name Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Number of Awards
Award Value $25,000
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Loan
Accept Applications Until May 1
Renewable
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Contact Information

Contact New Mexico Commission on Higher Education
1068 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505
Phone (800)279-9777
Fax
Email highered@che.state.nm.us

Scholarship Description

The purpose of the Health Professional Loan Repayment Program is to provide for repayment of outstanding student loans of practicing health professionals. As a condition of the program, a health professional must make a two year service commitment to practice full-time in a designated medical shortage area in New Mexico.

How much is the award?

* Maximum of $25,000 per year
* For those working in a federal Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) will be offered awards up to $35,000 per year
* May be eligible for renewal

What are the eligibility requirements?
* U.S. Citizen
* Licensed or certified in the state of New Mexico
* Preference is given to graduates of New Mexico public post-secondary institutions
* Preference is given to New Mexico residents.