Financial Aid and Scholarships

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Managing Your Student Loans

Contact your loan servicer if you would like to discuss repayment plan options or change your repayment plan. You can get information about all of the federal student loans you have received and find the loan servicer for your loans by logging into the National Student Loan Data System

You may also use the Repayment Estimator to get an early look at which plans you may be eligible for and see estimates for how much you would pay monthly and overall. For more information about Federal Student Aid Repayment options, please visit

Other Loan Repayment Programs

National Health Service Corps (NHSC)/State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

Sponsor: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Deadline: Varies
Award: Up to a maximum award of $120,000
Service Requirement: Must commit to practice in medically underserved areas in public or non-profit entities for a minimum of two years and maximum of four years

Who Can Apply: Be U.S. citizen with a valid, unrestricted healthcare license or certificate for the State of California for Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioners; Have no other existing service commitment; Be free of judgments arising from Federal debt; Be current on all child support payments; Be currently employed or have accepted employment at a California State Loan Repayment Certified Eligible Site; Commit to providing full-time (40 hours per week) primary care service in a California HPSA for a minimum of 2 years.

National Health Service Corps
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Deadline: Varies
Award: $50,000
Service Requirement: 2 year service commitment
Who Can Apply: Must be a U.S. Citizen, Permanent Residents are not eligible to apply.  Must have a certificate of completion or an associate, bachelor’s or master's degree from a physician assistant educational program accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant a college, university or educational institution that is accredited by a U.S. Department of Education nationally recognized regional or State institutional accrediting agency, AND 2) national certification by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, AND3) a current, full, permanent, unencumbered health professional license (or, if applicable, a current, unencumbered certificate or registration) which is from the State in which the applicant intends to practice to fulfill his/her NHSC LRP service obligation. Refer to the website to view additional qualifications.