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Rural Health
Funding by Topic: Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Colorado Health Service Corps Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado State Dental Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists and dental hygienists in Colorado who agree to serve a certain number of underserved patients each month.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
California Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for allied healthcare professionals practicing in designated counties of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Bachelor of Science Nursing Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Registered Nurses who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Licensed Mental Health Services Provider Education Program
Loan repayment assistance for mental healthcare professionals who are providing direct care in a qualified facility in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
California Licensed Vocational Nurse Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Licensed Vocational Nurses who are practicing direct patient care in medically underserved areas of California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program
A 50/50 matching program that increases availability of primary healthcare services through repayment of education loans to eligible health professionals practicing in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Kentucky.
Geographic coverage: Kentucky
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Kentucky Office of Rural Health
Maryland Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Maryland residents who provide public service in Maryland, such as nurses, counselors, teachers, lawyers, therapists, and social workers that serve low-income, underserved, or underrepresented populations.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP)
Loans and/or recommendations for University of Illinois Medical School students wishing to specialize in family practice or another primary healthcare field and who agree to practice in an approved rural community in Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: Illinois Farm Bureau, Illinois State Medical Society
Steven M. Thompson Physician Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for recently licensed physicians and surgeons who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas and Primary Care Shortage Areas in California.
Geographic coverage: California
Application Deadline: Oct 1, 2021
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation