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Tennessee Rural Residency Stipend Program

Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Nov 1, 2020

Denise Primm


Tennessee Rural Residency Stipend Program offers a stipend to physicians studying in primary care and behavioral health residency programs in Tennessee or physicians with Tennessee affiliations who are in out-of-state residency programs.

Recipients must agree to practice in a rural/underserved area of Tennessee for one year per year of stipend accepted.


Physicians training in Tennessee residency programs or physicians training in other states that have a Tennessee affiliation or other circumstances that connect them with a Tennessee practice site.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

$35,000 per year for up to 4 years, depending upon the length of the residency program. The maximum stipend is $140,000.

Application process

Complete the online form to begin the process.

Applications are due by November 1. The deadline for residents in their final year is April 30.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Financial aid for health careers · Graduate medical education · Physicians · Primary care · Tennessee

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