The Workforce Incentive Program links higher education with critical workforce needs. There are two components to this program: forgivable loans and education loan repayment.
The Workforce Shortage Areas for 2009/10 are:
- Nursing - LPN through Graduate
- Education (Teaching) Chemistry
- General Science
- Physical Science
- Special Education
- World Languages (Foreign Languages)
Forgivable Loan Component - for CURRENT STUDENTS
Purpose: Provide incentive for students to pursue careers in critical workforce shortage areas at eligible institutions whose main campus is in NH and to encourage students to then seek employment in NH after completion of their career program.
Eligibility Criteria: Be a NH resident; demonstrate financial need as determined by the institution; meet application deadline; be a part- or full-time student in an approved program.
Award: Determined by the institution
Contact: Financial aid office at your eligible NH institution
Phone: (603) 271-2555, x360