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Nursing Loan Repayment, Scholarship, and Grant Programs

nursing graphicThe Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) supports a nursing workforce that meets the needs of the nation, especially its underserved and rural communities.

This support includes:

  • Financial assistance to individuals to help pay for nursing school or repay nursing student debt.
  • Grants and other investments in institutions that are training the next generation of nurses.

Together, HRSA nursing programs advance health equity by ensuring that all communities have access to high-quality and culturally competent medical care.

Apply for Loan Repayment

Have you graduated from nursing school? We can help repay school loan debt.

Apply for a Scholarship

Considering nursing school or currently enrolled as a nursing student?

We offer scholarships to help you pay for your health professions education, including tuition, fees, and other educational costs.

Opportunities for Clinics, Hospitals, and Other Health Care Organizations

We provide grants and other funding to organizations for programs directly aimed at supporting nurses and nursing programs. These programs are for organizations, not individuals. 

Some of these programs include:

  • Advanced Nursing Education programs
  • Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship
  • Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention programs
  • Nurse Faculty Loan Program

Learn more about these programs and apply for a nursing grant.

COVID-19 Impact on Nursing Program Participants

We understand the COVID-19 outbreak has a direct impact on participants in our nursing programs. We support you and want you and your family to stay healthy and safe.

To learn more about how we support our nurses, visit COVID-19 Impact on Nurse Corps.

How to Contact Us

Call: 1-800-221-9393 | TTY: 1-877-897-9910
M - F | 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. EST (except federal holidays)

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