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Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program

Who It’s For: Health professionals at Indian health program facilities who work in specific, high-need disciplines. American Indians and Alaska Natives receive priority consideration for this program, when all other factors are equal.

How to Apply: You can begin the application process online. You will need to agree to an initial two-year obligation.

What Loans Qualify: Federal or state loans that were used to pay for the specific health profession education related to your qualifying employment.

How Much?: Up to $20,000 per year for two years, with the option to apply for additional years of forgiveness.

Anything Else I Should Know?:  If you are interested in this option but have yet to find eligible employment, you may be able to request assistance from an Indian Health Service recruiter.