Federal Health Professionals Loan (HPSL)

The Health Professions Loan is awarded by the Office of Student Financial Aid for Veterinary Medicine students. The amount of the loan may vary each year depending on the availability of funds and the number of eligible students who provide parental data on their FAFSA application.

How to Apply

  • Step 1 of 2: Complete the FAFSA by March 1 and include parental information
  • Step 2 of 2: Complete a master promissory note (MPN) and Self-Certification form in AccessPlus


  • The student must provide parental data on their FAFSA regardless of their age, marital status or dependency status
  • The FAFSA must be completed by March 1
  • The student must complete a MPN through AccessPlus
  • The student must complete an annual review through AccessPlus
  • The student must complete verification of their FAFSA


  • Repayment begins twelve months after the student graduates or ceases to be enrolled full-time
  • Interest will start accruing when repayment begins
  • View interest rates associated with this loan