The purpose of the Allied Health Loan-for-Service is to increase the number if physician assistants in areas of the state which have experienced shortages of health practitioners, by making educational loans to students seeking certification/licensers in an eligible health field.
As a condition of each loan, the student shall declare his/her 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. If the entire service agreement is fulfilled, 100% of the loan is eligible for forgiveness. Penalties may be assessed if the service agreement is not satisfied.
What are the eligible requirements?
New Mexico residents
- Attend a public, post-secondary institution in New Mexico
- Undergraduate or graduate
- Enroll at least half-time
- Demonstrate financial need
- Not Applicable
NM resident’ enrolled in accredited [program ; submit Financial Aid Form
This funding opportunity requires applicants to hold U.S. Citizenship.
Financial Aid Division
New Mexico Higher Education Department
1068 Cerillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505