BSNLRP Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program

Who may apply?

To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Loan Repayment, the applicant must:

  • be currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in California and have a BSN degree
  • be practicing as an RN providing direct patient care in a Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Health Professional Shortage Area - Primary Care (HPSA-PC), County, State, prison, or Veteran's facility (to find out if your facility qualifies, follow the instructions here)
  • have outstanding educational debt from a commercial or U.S. governmental lending institution
  • be free from any other service obligation
  • 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
  • complete and submit your application through CalREACH by the application deadline
    • application is open September 9, 2015 - November 2, 2015

Those awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Loan Repayment may receive up to $8,000. If you were previously awarded the BSN loan repayment, you may be awarded a second time for up to an additional $11,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Each award requires an additional two year service obligation.

Loan Repayment Employment Verification Form

Frequently Asked Questions


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