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National Health Service Corp (NHSC)


  • Medical Primary Care physicians (MD, DO), nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and physician assistants practicing family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, geriatrics or mental health
  • Dental Primary Care dentists (DDS, DMD) and dental hygienists practicing family/general, pediatric or geriatric
  • Mental and Behavioral Health Primary Care psychiatrists (MD, DO), health service psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurse specialists, mental health nurse practitioners, and mental health physician assistants
  • Click here for more information on how to apply

Practice Sites

  • Practice obligation must be completed at a National Health Service Corp approved site, which includes federally qualified health centers

Amount Available

  • Up to $50,000 for 2-year full time commitment or 4-year half-time commitment
  • Funding based on Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) score (14+ and 0-13)

Practice obligations may not be served concurrently

Contact Information

Brandon Carman
Workforce Programs Manager
Division of Rural Health and Recruitment                 

350 Capitol Street Room 515
Charleston, WV 25301-3716