Funding for your degree in health care.
Providing the freedom to excel.
Physicians, dentists and nurses. Health care administrators, health care scientists and clinical care providers. If you’re drawn to any of these areas, the Navy offers a variety of programs that can help finance your graduate level professional schooling all the way through residency (if applicable). After which, you’ll begin a highly fulfilling occupation as an Officer and professional serving in the world of Navy Health Care.
Wherever you are in your medical career, the Navy can help ease your financial burdens and advance your career with generous scholarships, financial assistance and continuing education programs. Plus, if you’re a student or resident, you can concentrate on your education or training, with no military/training obligation until after your program is completed.
Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP)
HPSP covers 100% of the cost of medical school tuition, plus offers a monthly stipend of $2,088 to
cover living expenses for up to four years. Beyond that, medical school candidates can get a sign-on bonus of
up to $20,000.*
Health Services Collegiate Program (HSCP)
HSCP provides anywhere from $157,000 to $269,000 while finishing medical school. That includes a monthly
salary and housing allowance from $3,280 to $5,610 for up to 48 months of your program (housing allowance
may vary depending upon location).*
Note that it’s also possible to get military pay and additional benefits that are competitive with many
entry-level management positions for up to 24 months while still in school for some master’s programs and for
up to 36 months for various Ph.D. programs.*
Financial Assistance Program (FAP)
FAP provides potentially over $275,000 during a typical four-year medical program. That includes a $45,000
annual grant on top of any residency program-based salary – plus a monthly stipend of $2,088 to cover living
expenses for up to four years.*
Offers for Practicing Physicians (Active Duty)
Practicing physicians interested in Active Duty service may qualify for incentives ranging from sign-on bonuses
to extra pay for certain specialties.*
Offers for Practicing Physicians (Reserve Duty)
Practicing physicians interested in Reserve service may qualify for incentives ranging from specialty pay to sign on bonuses to loan repayment assistance through the Health Professions Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP).*
*Please note that the specifics of this offer depend on specialty area. Be sure to contact a recruiter for detailed
To learn more, send cover letter or resume.
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