Washington Association of Community and Migrant Health Centers

Resources for Students

Loan Repayment and Paying for Your Education in Health Care

Your financial situation does not have to be a barrier to the career you want. The following sites contain information about grants, scholarships, loan repayment programs, and other methods of funding the education that will help you become a member of the health care workforce.

Federal Loan Repayment Program

The NHSC is a network of 10,000 primary care providers and 17,000 sites working in communities with limited access to care across the country. To support their service, the NHSC provides clinicians with financial support in the form of loan repayment and scholarships. Visit the National Health Service Corps, Loan Repayment Program

Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of non-profit health care facilities by helping nurses working at them to repay their student loans

National Health Service Corps, The NHSC awards scholarships each year to students pursuing careers in primary care. In return, students commit to serve in the Corps for two to four years in an under served community located in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) upon their graduation and licensure. 

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school. We consistently champion the promise of postsecondary education to all Americans —and its value to our society.

Washington State Loan Repayment Program

Washington State Health Professional Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program  was created to attract and retain health professionals to serve in critical shortage areas in Washington state. The Program provides financial assistance to students training to become primary care health professionals.

ExploreHealthCareers.org is a free, multi-disciplinary, interactive health careers website designed to explain the array of health professions and provide easy access to students seeking information about health careers. This website is a joint initiative involving national foundations, professional associations, health career advisors, educational institutions, and college students.  Find funding opportunities




The Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers (WACMHC) is a non-profit organization, formed in 1985, to advocate on behalf of the low-income, uninsured, and underserved populations of Washington State served by community health centers. These health centers serve low income and other persons with limited access to health care.

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