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Healthcare Workforce Development Division

Scholarships and Loan Repayments

California Health and Human Services

The Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

Health Professions Education Foundation
The Foundation provides scholarships and loan repayments to aspiring and practicing health professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area. Scholarships are offered to health professional students attending one of California's accredited colleges or universities. Loan repayment programs are offered to graduates pursuing a health professional career to assist in the repayment of educational debt.

Health Workforce Development List
Provides information on funding opportunities offered to students, health professionals, institutions and organizations throughout California.

NHSC State Loan Repayment Program
Authorizes repayment of educational loans to health professionals, who in turn must commit to practice in medically underserved areas in public or non-profit entities for a minimum of two years and maximum of four years.

U.S Department of Health and Human Services

Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Helps eligible health professions faculty from disadvantaged backgrounds to repay their student loans. The Faculty Loan Repayment Program provides as much as $20,000 a year to eligible faculty members who apply to and are selected to receive funding from the program in return for a 2-year service commitment.

California Student Aid Commission
Provides two loan repayment programs for nurses; SNAPLE NF and SNAPLE NSF.

Clinic Careers
Provides information on over 17 Health-related scholarships.

CSU Mentor
Provides financial aid information and college guide.

Federal Student Aid
The source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance.

The American College of Healthcare Executives
Provides information on scholarships, Internships and Fellowships.

The Hartford Foundation College Scholarship Directory
Provides a searchable scholarship list containing over 150 scholarships.

Health Jobs Start Here
Provides job seekers with the ability to search for Health Related jobs within California. is run by the California Community Colleges which currently serves more than one million students with financial aid totaling approximately $2.2 billion.

Path to Scholarships
Provides resources to users searching for scholarships.

Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers (UHW) West & Joint Employer Education Fund
SEIU has career advancement opportunities for eligible healthcare employees to improve their skills and move up the career ladder. Five additional scholarship programs are also available to help members and their children pursue educational goals at colleges, universities, study programs and technical schools.

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Scholarships & Loan Repayment

The information on this webpage is intended as a resource to anyone wanting to explore scholarship and loan repayment options for health careers.