Eligibility Criteria for Sites Recruiting National Health Service Corps Scholars
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces the eligibility criteria, including their Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) scores, for entities that are seeking to recruit National Health Service Corps (NHSC) scholarship recipients (Corps Personnel, Corps members) during the period July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012. A searchable database that specifies all currently approved NHSC service sites is posted on the NHSC Web site at http:// datawarehouse.hrsa.gov/HGDWReports/ OneClickRptFilter.aspx?rptName=NHSCAppSiteList&rptFormat=HTML 3.2. This database can be searched by State and can be utilized to determine which entities are eligible to receive assignment of Corps members who are participating in the NHSC Scholarship Program based on the threshold HPSA score set forth below. Please note that entities on this list may or may not have current job opportunities for NHSC scholars. Further, not all vacancies associated with sites on the list described below will be for Corps members, but could be for NHSC Scholarship Program participants serving their obligation through the Private Practice Option.