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Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program

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.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.162
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jul 9, 2024

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The Pediatric Specialty Loan Repayment Program will provide Loan repayment for eligible clinicians who provide pediatric medical subspecialty, pediatric surgical specialty, or child and adolescent behavioral healthcare including substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment services. In exchange for loan repayment, participants agree to 3 years of full-time service at an approved site including American Indian health facilities, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Rural Health Clinics, schools, and public health departments, among others.

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Eligibility requirements:

  • United States citizen, national, or permanent resident
  • Fully licensed or credentialed in an eligible discipline
  • One of the following:
    • A full-time employee or a clinician who has accepted a position located in at a Pediatric Specialty LRP-approved facility located in or serving a health professional shortage area (HPSA), medically underserved area (MUA), or a medically underserved population (MUP)
    • A health professional entering or receiving training in an accredited pediatric medical subspecialty, pediatric surgical specialty residency or fellowship

Detailed lists of eligible professions and subspecialties are provided on the program website.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $100,000

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Children and youth · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Graduate medical education · Healthcare facilities · Hospitals · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Physicians · Public health · Rural Health Clinics · Schools · Specialty care · Surgery

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