Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program
The Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program (TSLRP) offers loan repayment assistance to primary care practitioners who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Tennessee.
Recipients must agree to a full-time service contract for a minimum of 2 years.
A supplemental application cycle will be open from January 15, 2019 through March 15, 2019 for primary care behavioral and mental health psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse specialists, and licensed clinical social workers.
Eligibility requirements and a complete list of primary care specialties is available in the TSLRP web announcement.
Eligible professions have included:
- Primary care physicians
- Family medicine
- Osteopathic medicine
- Obstetrics and gynecology
- Primary care behavioral and mental health psychiatrists
- Psychiatric nurse specialists
- Advanced practice nurses
- Primary care physician assistants
- Licensed clinical social workers
The maximum award is $50,000 for an initial 2-year service obligation.
Recipients in good standing have the option to renew their service contract for a maximum of $20,000 per year as long as they still have outstanding loan balances.
Links to the applications by provider type are available on the program website.
Completed applications should be mailed to:
Tennessee Department of Health
Office of Rural Health
Attn: Tresea Donelson
710 James Robertson Parkway
Andrew Johnson Tower, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
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.