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Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program

Sponsor
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Deadlines
Jan 4, 2018
Contact

Brenda Flattum
651.201.3870
brenda.flattum@state.mn.us

Purpose

The Minnesota Rural Dental Therapist/Advanced Dental Therapist Loan Forgiveness Program offers loan repayment assistance to final year dental therapist/advanced dental therapist (DT/ADT) students, or licensed DTs/ADTs who plan to practice or are currently practicing in a designated rural area of Minnesota.

A designated rural area is defined as a city or township that is outside the 7-county Minneapolis/ St. Paul metropolitan area, excluding the cities of Duluth, Mankato, Moorhead, Rochester, and St. Cloud.

Participants are required to agree to a service contract requiring practice for at least 30 hours per week, for at least 45 weeks per year, and a minimum of 3 years.

Eligibility

Final year DT/ADT students, or licensed DTs/ADTs who plan to practice or are currently practicing in a designated rural area are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Minnesota
Amount of funding

Up to $10,000 per year with a maximum of $40,000.

Application process

Links to application materials are available on the program website.

Submit the completed application by email to health.loanforgiveness@state.mn.us.

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Oral health · Minnesota



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