38 CFR 17.600 - Purpose.

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§ 17.600 Purpose.
The purpose of §§ 17.600 through 17.612 is to set forth the requirements for the award of scholarships under the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Professional Scholarship Program to students receiving education or training in a direct or indirect health-care services discipline to assist in providing an adequate supply of such personnel for VA and for the Nation. Disciplines include nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and other specified direct or indirect health-care disciplines if needed by VA.
[55 FR 40170, Oct. 2, 1990]
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§ 17.600 Purpose.

The purpose of §§ 17.600 through 17.612 is to establish the requirements for the award of scholarships under the VA Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP) to students pursuing a course of study leading to a degree in certain health care occupations, listed in 38 U.S.C. 7401(1) and (3), to assist in providing an adequate supply of such personnel for VA. The HPSP allows VA to provide scholarship awards to facilitate recruitment and retention of employees in several hard-to-fill health care occupations.

(Authority: 38 U.S.C. 7601(b))
[78 FR 51069, Aug. 20, 2013]

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U.S. Code: Title 38 - VETERANS’ BENEFITS

Title 38 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 38 CFR Part 17 after this date.

  • 2015-12-01; vol. 80 # 230 - Tuesday, December 1, 2015
    1. 80 FR 74991 - Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program
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      DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
      Interim final rule.
      Effective date: This rule is effective on December 1, 2015. Comment date: Comments must be received on or before March 30, 2016.
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