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Rural Health
Funding by Type: Loan Repayment Programs

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

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: Jan 30, 2020
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
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: Jan 31, 2020
Sponsor: Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Ohio Dentist Loan Repayment Program and Dental Hygienist Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for general and pediatric dentists and dental hygienists who agree to work in underserved areas in Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2020
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
Ohio Physician Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area or Health Resource Shortage Area of Ohio.
Geographic coverage: Ohio
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2020
Sponsor: Ohio Department of Health
South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of South Carolina or serve as full-time faculty at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2020
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
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: Feb 21, 2020
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
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: Feb 29, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Primary Care Resource Initiative for Missouri (PRIMO) Student Loan Program
Forgivable loans for primary care physicians, dentists, dental hygienists, psychiatrists, and other mental health practitioners who agree to practice in a rural or underserved area of Missouri upon completion of their degrees.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Mar 1, 2020
Sponsor: Missouri Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Alabama Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
Forgivable loans for students enrolled in an Alabama medical school who agree to practice primary care in a pre-approved medically underserved community in Alabama upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Alabama
Alaska Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment (SHARP I)
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in exchange for working in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services