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Connecticut J-1 Visa Waiver 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.

Connecticut Department of Public Health
Mar 26, 2019

Stephen Carragher


The Connecticut Conrad State 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program offers a J-1 Visa waiver to foreign physicians who commit to serving for 3 years in an underserved area of Connecticut, waiving the foreign medical residency requirement and allowing them to remain in the United States. The program is intended to provide physician services in areas which typically have difficulty attracting and retaining physicians.


Primary care and specialty trained physicians are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

This is an incentive program that offers foreign physicians a visa waiver, allowing them to work in the U.S.

Application process

Links to application instructions are available on the program website.

The Department will accept hand-delivered or mailed applications between March 11, 2019 through March 26, 2019. If hand-delivering, email Stephen Carragher to establish a delivery date and time.

Connecticut Department of Public Health
J1 Visa Waiver Program
410 Capitol Ave., MS#12APP
Hartford, Connecticut 06134
Attn: Stephen Carragher

If 30 or less eligible and complete applications are submitted, all of the applications may be recommended. If more than 30 on-time and complete applications are submitted, all qualifying applications will be entered into a lottery system to randomly select 30 applications for recommendation. The drawing will be held on March 27, 2019.

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J-1 Visa Waiver · Physicians · Primary care · Specialty care · Connecticut

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