OSHPD Scholarship and Loan Repayment Opportunities for Health Professionals

The Health Professions Education Foundation (HPEF) is excited to share with you a wonderful opportunity! A special scholarship and loan repayment award application cycle will be open from May 18 through June 26. This cycle is only open to applicants in 17 counties. Qualifying counties are: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Fresno, Kern, Kings,Los Angeles, Madera, Merced, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Sacramento, San Diego, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tulare.


Recipients of our scholarships and loan repayments receive awards that range from $4,000 to $105,000 in exchange for a service obligation in medically underserved areas or the public mental health system of California. HPEF contracts directly with recipients, so our scholarships and loan repayments are a helpful financial tool to the recipient and do not require employers to provide or match funds.


This special application cycle is open to the following health professionals: Primary Care Physicians, Medical Assistants, and Community Health Workers.


This cycle is also open to students enrolled or accepted in programs leading to a degree or certificate as: Medical Assistants and Community Health Workers.


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