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Iowa Primary Care Provider 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.

Sponsor
Iowa Department of Public Health
Deadlines
Oct 26, 2020
Contact

Melana Hammond
515.281.4900
melana.hammond@idph.iowa.gov

Purpose

Iowa Primary Care Recruitment and Retention Endeavor (PRIMECARRE) Loan Repayment Program offers educational loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals in return for a 2 year service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Iowa.

Eligibility

Applicants must be United States citizens and licensed or certified to practice in one of the healthcare disciplines listed in the application instructions. Additional, specific eligibility requirements may be found starting on page 4 of the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Iowa
Amount of funding

Total Funding Available: $484,653

Up to $50,000 for:

  • Primary care physicians (MD, DO)
  • General and pediatric dentists (DDS, DMD)
  • Pharmacists

Up to $40,000 for:

  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Psychiatric nurse specialists
  • Certified nurse midwives
  • Health service psychologists

Up to $30,000 for:

  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • Registered clinical dental hygienists
  • Registered nurses
  • Alcohol and substance abuse counselors
Application process

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

Applications must be submitted online through the Iowa Electronic Grant Management System.

Written questions must be submitted by October 5, 2020 using the online question submission process described on page 7 of the application instructions.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Public health · Iowa



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