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South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Feb 15, 2022

Kristin C. Cochran, MHA


The South Carolina Rural Dentist Program provides loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of South Carolina or serve as full-time faculty at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine. Dentists are expected to treat at least 100 unduplicated Medicaid patients.

Program brochure


Applicants must be licensed dentists. Priority for this program will be given to those demonstrating need and expressing honest intent to remain in the underserved area once funding is completed or are in an area of critical need at the College of Dental Medicine.

Geographic coverage
South Carolina
Amount of funding

The contract amount for community dentists is up to $75,000, paid quarterly. The contract amount varies for MUSC faculty and is paid annually.

Application process

Links to program guidance and the online application are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Health professions faculty · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Oral health · South Carolina

Organizations (1)

  • South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium, view details

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