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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.

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 16, 2018
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
Oregon Health Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for primary care clinicians who serve patients in underserved areas of Oregon regardless of their source of coverage or ability to pay.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Oct 26, 2018
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Georgia Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for at least 1 year.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Georgia Dentists for Rural Areas Assistance Program
Loan repayment assistance for dental education student loan debt in return for a commitment to practice in underserved, rural areas of Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Georgia Physician Assistant Loan Repayment Program (PALRP)
Loan repayment assistance for Physician Assistants who agree to practice full-time in a rural community in Georgia for at least 12 months.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Nov 1, 2018
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Physician Workforce
Wyoming State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, and mental health clinicians who agree to serve at an approved National Health Service Corps site in Wyoming.
Geographic coverage: Wyoming
Application Deadline: Nov 5, 2018
Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Iowa PRIMECARRE Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals in return for a 2 year service commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Nov 12, 2018
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research
Loan repayment assistance for health professionals who commit to work in health disparities research.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 15, 2018
Sponsors: National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Funding for accredited schools of nursing to establish and/or operate a student loan fund. Grantees will loan money to students, and up to 85% of each loan may be forgiven upon completion of up to 4 years of full-time employment as a faculty member in an accredited school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Nov 28, 2018
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Nov 30, 2018
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board