New Mexico Commission on Higher Education/Allied Health Student Loan Program-New Mexico

Award to New Mexico residents studying in New Mexico to increase the number of physician assistants in areas of the state which have experienced shortages of health practitioners. Provides educational loans to students seeking certification/licensers in an eligible health field. As a condition of each loan, the student must declare intent to practice as a health professional in a designated shortage area. For every year of service, a portion of the loan will be forgiven.

Award Information

Award Amount
$12,000
Number of Awards
1 - 40
Application Deadline
July 1
Available to Class Level
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Renewability
Renewable

Eligibility Requirements

Minimum GPA Required
0
Ethnicity/Heritage
None specified
Residency
New Mexico
Gender
None specified
Religious Affiliation
None specified
Location of College
New Mexico
Area of Study
Dental Health/Services, Health and Medical Sciences, Nursing, Therapy/Rehabilitation
Financial Need
Financial need analysis is required

Scholarship Sponsor

Organization
Financial Aid Division
New Mexico Commission on Higher Education
Address
1068 Cerrillos Road
City, State, Zip
Santa Fe, NM , 87505-1650
Telephone
(505) 476-6506
E-mail
theresa.acker@state.nm.us
Website
Website

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