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Abigail Geisinger Scholars Program

The Abigail Geisinger Scholars program at Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine allows medical students to graduate debt free and receive a monthly stipend. The program is available to students pursuing family medicine, internal medicine, medicine-pediatrics or psychiatry specialties.

Geisinger Nursing Scholars Program

Open to any employee who isn’t already a registered nurse, physician or advance practice provider, Geisinger’s Nursing Scholars Program offers generous financial assistance and professional support to employees going to school to become a registered nurse (RN).

GE-NMF Primary Care Leadership Program (PCLP)

Eligibility and awards: PCLP candidates are students from underrepresented minority groups and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds. 

Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following accredited training programs:

  • Medicine (first- and second-year students)
  • Graduate-level nursing (master’s and doctoral students)

Contact to get more information about the program and the application process.

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Scholarship Program

The NHSC Scholarship pays tuition, fees and other educational costs, and provides a living stipend in return for a commitment to work at least two years at an NHSC-approved site in a medically underserved community. 

You can apply to the scholarship program if you are committed to primary care and accepted to or enrolled in an accredited U.S. school in one of the following primary disciplines:

  • Physicians (MD or DO)
  • Dentists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physicians assistants
  • Certified nurses-midwives
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)

The Armed Forces HPSP offers financial support (tuition, fees and stipend) to medical students while in medical school in exchange for military service once the scholarship recipient has completed the MD degree. 

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