The days may be shorter in Alaska, but if you’re there as a health care professional, it may pay to lose a bit of daylight.
If you are a licensed health care professional practicing in a federally designated health professional shortage area in Alaska, you may be eligible for this award if you sign a 2-year commitment to practice in that area.
Health care professions fall into two tiers:
If you are eligible, tier 1 professions may receive up to $35,000 per year for 2 years, or $47,000 per year for positions that are deemed very hard to fill. Qualified tier 2 professions are eligible for $20,000 per year for 2 years, or $27,000 for positions that are very hard to fill.
• Stafford Loans
• Grad PLUS Loans
• Consolidation Loans
• Perkins Loans
• Private student loans