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Georgia Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program (PALRP)

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.

Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Nov 1, 2018

LaSharn Hughes


The Georgia Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program (PALRP) provides loan repayment assistance for Physician Assistants (PAs) who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for period of 12 months up to 4 years.

The practice time requirement can be split between two or more counties as long as none of the practice location counties exceeds a population limit of 50,000.

The PA may be employed by a hospital, group medical practice, community health center, or other healthcare organization. There is no requirement that the practice be a nonprofit organization; however, the practice must participate in the Medicaid program, must agree to accept new patients insured by Medicaid, and actively treat Medicaid patients.


Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen, legal resident, or foreign national of the United States
  • Have satisfied all requirements for unrestricted PA licensure by the Georgia Composite Medical Board
  • Be a graduate of an accredited graduate PA education program located in the U.S.
  • Practice with a Medicaid Provider in Georgia and actively treat Medicaid Patients

Additional eligibility requirements may be found in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

$10,000 a year, with a maximum of $40,000.

Application process

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

Mail the completed application with required attachments to:

PA Loan Repayment Program
Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
2 Peachtree Street, NW, 6th Floor
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

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Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Physician assistants · Primary care · Georgia

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