$10,000
Avg. Amount Awarded
198
Days
July 1 2019
Application Deadline
12
Awarded last year
Yes
Renewable
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Description

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.

Amount Details

$12,000
High Amount Awarded
$120,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of New Mexico
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in New Mexico
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Dental Health/Services, Health and Medical Sciences, Nursing, Therapy/Rehabilitation

How to Apply

What you'll need:

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Contact Theresa Acker
Financial Aid Division
theresa.acker@state.nm.us
Tel: 505-476-6506
Fax: 505-476-6511 Address 1068 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505-1650