Washington State Scholarship Program

State of Washington
Type Loan Forgiveness
Amount $25k - 75k
Duration 1 Year


Practice in designated shortage/undeserved area of the state for minimum of three years.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, an individual must: 1. Be accepted into or currently enrolled in an accredited program leading to eligibility for credentialing in Washington State as a physician, osteopathic physician and surgeon, pharmacist, licensed midwife or certified nurse-midwife, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, nurse faculty, dentist, dental hygienist, registered nurse, or practical nurse; 2. Continue to make satisfactory progress within their academic program; and 3. Agree to provide primary care health care services for a minimum of three years, but equal to the number of years of scholarship if more than three years. 4. Be a United States citizen.

Other Restrictions

Accepted into health professions program that leads to licensure in Washington State.

More Information


Kathy L. McVay Program Administrator
Washington State Department of Health Office of Community and Rural Health
State of Washington
310 Israel Road SW, PO Box 47834
Olympia, WA 98504-7834
Phone: 360-705-6665
Fax: 360-664-9273
Email: kathy.mcvay@doh.wa.gov