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Nevada Health Service Corps

To provide financial assistance to primary health care providers willing to work in medically underserved areas in Nevada.

Amount Awarded: $20000

Number Awarded: Varies each year.

Duration: 2 years.

Deadline: Application may be submitted at any time.

Eligibility: Physicians, NPs, certified nurse midwives, and Pas may be eligible if 1) they hold a current license to practice in Nevada or will be eligible for a licensure and 2) they meet 1 of the following criteria: currently in their third year of a qualified primary care residency program; currently in primary care practice in Nevada (in practice lass than 5 years post residency); or enrolled as a student at an accredited medical, NP, or PA training program. All eligible candidates must have verifiable commercial loans or expenses related to their medical education (this may include undergraduate training). They must be willing to practice in a community that has been designated as having a high degree of need for primary care services.

Contact Information:
University of Nevada
School of Medicine
Attn: Office of Rural Health
1500 College Parkway
Elko, NV 89801
Fax: 775/738-0689