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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposes to amend its regulations that govern the Health Professional Scholarship Program (HPSP). This rule would ensure that VA award not less than 50 HPSP scholarships each year to students who are accepted for enrollment or are enrolled in a program of education or training that leads to employment as a physician or dentist until such a date as VA determines the current staffing shortage is reduced. This rule would also expand the number of years of obligated service that a HPSP participant would have to serve in VA in the discipline for which the HPSP was awarded. This rulemaking would implement the mandates of the VA MISSION Act of 2018.