As an active health professional in the military, you may qualify for Student Loan Repayment through the Active Duty Health Professionals Program. You have done and are doing a great service to your country, and this is a way in which you may be able to qualify for a program designed to help pay off your student loans. Here at The Student Loan Calculator, we want to thank you for your service and provide you with all the information you need in order to apply for this program. See more information below.
In order to be eligible for the Active Duty Health Professions Student Loan Repayment Program, you will need to be a qualified health professional in an area that is identified as a skill shortage area. This is determined by the U.S. Military and they are able to qualify you as eligible for this award. Along with this, you must has also been or are currently serving as an active duty or commissioned officer. This means that if you are in a reserve unit, you will not qualify for this program. If you meet these qualifications, you will have the opportunity to qualify for this program. Please note that the application process is subject to the approval of the U.S. Military and just because you meet both of these qualifications does not guarantee that you will be accepted into the program.
How much should be expected through his award?
If you are accepted into this program, you may be able to collect up to $40,000 per year over the span of three years towards your student loans and health schooling.
What Loans Qualify?
• Stafford Student Loans
• Grad PLUS Student Loans
• Consolidation / Consolidated Student Loans
• Perkins Student Loans
• Health Professions Student Loans (HPSLs)
• Private Student Loans
How to apply?
In order to apply, simply got to the following link and you will be walked through all the different ways to apply. Please note that the different branches have different applications processes. Find your branch and apply here.