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HRSA Announcement: 2009 Faculty Loan Repayment Program

01/01/2009
HRSA Announcement: 2009 Faculty Loan Repayment Program

The Health Resources and Services Administration™s (HRSA) Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service is pleased to announce that it is seeking applicants for the 2009 Faculty Loan Repayment Program.

The Faculty Loan Repayment Program provides a financial incentive for degree-trained health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds to pursue academic careers.

Individuals selected agree to serve on the faculty of an accredited health professions college or university for a minimum of two years.

In return, the federal government agrees to pay, for each year of faculty service, up to $20,000 of the outstanding principal and interest on the participants educational loans.

To learn more about the Faculty Loan Repayment Program and for application information, please visit http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/dsa/flrp/ or contact the HRSA Call Center at 1-800-221-9393.

Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers faculty development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 30,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members who represent all types of nursing education programs.