Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program

Application cycle: August 1, 2017 – October 16, 2017

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
  • have outstanding educational debt from a commercial or U.S. governmental lending institution
  • be free from any other service obligation
  • be willing to work in a medically underserved area for one year
  • complete and submit your application through CalREACH by the application deadline

Those awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Loan Repayment may receive up to $10,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a one-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Each award requires an additional two year service obligation.

Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program Map

Enter an address in the map search bar to determine whether a worksite falls in a Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Medically Underserved Population (MUP), Registered Nurse Shortage Area (RNSA), Primary Care Shortage Area (PCSA) or Health Professional Shortage Area- Primary Care (HPSA-PC). If the worksite falls in a shaded area, it qualifies for the Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program. Other types of qualifying facilities not shown on this map include: county facilities, veterans facilities, correctional facilities, federally qualified health centers and indian health centers. If your worksite does not fall in a shaded area, but may qualify through another designation, please contact a member of our program staff.

View larger map

This page was last updated on Thursday, July 6, 2017.

About US

The Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF) is a state non-profit established in 1987.

HPEF has awarded more than 12,882 scholarships and loan repayments totaling more than $146.7 million to California health professionals serving in all 58 counties in areas of unmet need.

Connect with HPEF