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Minnesota Rural Mental Health Professional Loan Forgiveness Program

Sponsor
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Deadlines
Jan 3, 2019
Contact

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

Purpose

The Rural Mental Health Professional Loan Forgiveness Program provides funds for repayment of qualified educational loans for licensed mental health professionals who agree to practice 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.

Eligibility

Licensed mental health professionals, including:

  • Psychologists
  • Psychiatric nurse practitioners
  • Independent clinical social workers (LICSW)
  • Marriage and family therapists (LMFT)
  • Licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC)
Geographic coverage
Minnesota
Amount of funding

Up to $12,000 per year with a maximum of $48,000 is available for psychologists.

Up to $7,000 per year with a maximum of $28,000 is available for LICSW, LMFT, and LPCC.

Application process

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

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

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Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Minnesota



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