Maine Dental Education Forgivable Loan Program
The Maine Dental Education Loan Program offers forgivable loans for Maine residents pursuing postgraduate dental education. In order to receive loan forgiveness, recipients must agree to practice general dentistry full-time in an eligible facility in an underserved area of Maine upon completion of their degree.
- Maine resident (for purposes other than education) for 2 years prior to matriculation at a dental school
- Admitted to a program of dentistry for a first dental degree leading to a D.D.S. or D.M.D. at an accredited institution
- Shows an interest in practicing primary dental care in an underserved population area in Maine and in serving patients regardless of their ability to pay
- Demonstrates financial need
Up to $20,000 annually, up to $80,000 total, if the first program loan was received prior to December 31, 2019.
Up to $25,000 annually, up to $100,000 total, if the first program loan is received after January 1, 2020.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.