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Louisiana State 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.

Sponsors
Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health, Louisiana Department of Health
Deadlines
Jul 31, 2018
Contact

Beth Butler
225.342.6326
beth.butler@la.gov

Purpose

The Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance to specific primary care, mental health, and dental health providers who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Louisiana.

Applicants must work full-time and agree to a minimum 3-year service contract, maximum of 5 years.

Eligibility

Eligible primary care professions include:

  • Physicians (M.D. or D.O.)
  • Dentists (D.D.S. or D.M.D.)
  • Physician Assistants
  • Certified Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Registered Clinical Dental Hygienists
  • Licensed Clinical or Counseling Psychologists (Ph.D. or equivalent required)
  • Health Service Psychologists (Ph.D. or equivalent required)
  • Psychiatric Nurse Specialists
  • Licensed Professional Counselors (Masters or Ph.D. required)
  • Marriage and Family Therapists (Masters or Ph.D. required)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (Master or Ph.D. required)
  • Alcohol and substance abuse counselors (Masters or Ph.D. required)
Geographic coverage
Louisiana
Amount of funding

Physicians and dentists can receive up to $30,000 annually. Other primary care professionals can receive up to $15,000 annually.

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:

Attn: Beth Butler
LDH Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health
8th floor
P.O. Box 3118
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-3118

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 · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Substance abuse · Louisiana



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