Financial Aid

Service Obligation Scholarships

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)


Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education logo Based in Boulder, Colorado, collaborates with its fifteen member states to expand educational access and excellence for all citizens of the West. The Professional Student Exchange Program is one of three exchange programs of WICHE which enables students in thirteen Western states to enroll in selected out-of-state professional programs, usually because those fields of study are not available at public institutions in their home states. WICHE exchange students pay reduces levels of tuition – usually resident tuition in public institutions or reduced tuition at private schools. The home state pays a support fee to the admitting schools to help cover the cost of the students education. Students in the osteopathic medicine, physician therapy and physician assistant programs are eligible to apply. Further information is available at the WICHE Web site.

Armed Forces Health Profession Scholarship Program


U.S. Military logosAmount includes full tuition, fees, and monthly stipend. Stipends are subject to taxation. Required books and microscope rental fee are reimbursed. All three branches offer scholarships. Restriction: Candidates must be no more than 35 years old at graduation for the Army and Air Force; the Navy extends this age limit to age 40. Prior military time may waive this restriction – contact your recruiter.


Repayment requires one year’s active service as a commissioned officer for each year of scholarship support is required. (4 year, 3 year, 2-year scholarships available). The minimum obligation is three years. The Army and Navy offer a two-year scholarship with a payback of a three-year obligation. Applications: Contact the nearest Army, Navy, or Air Force recruiting office. Our FAO offers these phone numbers for your assistance. Each branch maintains separate deadlines. Start the application process early.

Please view the attached presentation provided by the ARMY:

HPSP Presentation



Military Representatives:

Pomona Campus





Air Force


Samantha L Nelson RN, NC USN


 Kelly A. Guerra, MPAS, PA-C


Cassandra R. Honrado



Captain, Medical Specialist Corps


Technical Sergeant



(323) 216-7646

Office (661) 255-2025


(310) 481-5089 ext 103


Navy Recruiting District, Los Angeles

100 N. Sepulveda Blvd

Suite 950

El Segundo, CA


U.S. Army Medical Recruiting Station

23822 Valencia Blvd

Suite 106

Valencia, CA


Air Force Health Professions Recruiter

11075 Santa Monica Blvd

Suite 300

Los Angeles, CA







U.S. Navy Web Site

U.S. Army Web Site


U.S. Air Force Web Site


Lebanon Campus





Air Force


HMC Kenneth Burke or
LT Kevin Lelacheur

SFC Rodney Parks

TSgt  Cherelle Terry


Chief Hospital Corpsman

Sergeant First Class

Technical Sergeant


HMC Burke – (503) 258-2098

LT Kevin Lelacheur – (503) 258-2025

(360) 891-4938

(253) 320-5940


Navy Recruiting District – Portland

7028 NE 79th Ct

Portland, OR


Vancouver Health Care Recruiting Station

7600 NE 41st St

Ste 140

Vancouver, WA


Air Force Health Professions Recruiter

32129 Weyerhaeuser Way

Ste 200

Federal Way, WA









U.S. Navy Web Site

U.S. Army Web Site

U.S. Air Force Web Site

National Health Service Corps



National Health Service Corps logoStudents must serve in a designated medically undeserved area (rural, inner city or Indian health). Tuition, fees, books, supplies and a monthly stipend are provided by the scholarship. Students that are eligible to apply are osteopathic medicine, physician assistants and family nurse practitioners. The scholar must serve one year for each year of support received or a minimum of two years. The deadline date for all applicants is the end of March. The Medical students must submit their letter of acceptance with their application. The Physician Assistance students must submit their application by the March deadline, but their acceptance letter deadline is July 1. Further information is available on the National Health Service Corps Web site.


Loan Repayment Program


Provides funds to repay loans incurred by health care professionals who agree to a two year commitment to provide primary health care services in priority health professional shortage areas. NHSC provides up to $50,000 for loan repayment for eligible program participants. They will allocate up to $35,000 for loan repayments for each additional year of service if extensions are needed if scholar qualifies. Students that are eligible to apply are osteopathic medicine, physician assistants and family nurse practitioners. Students can apply after they have completed their training and passed their boards. The deadline to apply is April 30. Further information is available on the National Health Service Corps Web site.





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The Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program (VMLRP)                 USDA


The VMLRP will pay up to $25,000 each year towards qualified educational loans of eligible veterinarians who agree to serve in a NIFA designated veterinarian shortage situations for a period of three years.


To learn more about the VMLRP –