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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.

National Health Service Corps Students to Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical and dental students who agree to provide services in eligible Health Professional Shortage Areas of greatest need.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Nov 21, 2019
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, 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, 2019
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2019
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Georgia Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program (PRAA)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice medicine full-time in a rural community in Georgia.
Geographic coverage: Georgia
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2019
Sponsor: Georgia Board for Health Care Workforce
Pennsylvania Primary Health Care Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Pennsylvania.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Dec 17, 2019
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Kansas Bridging Plan
Loan forgiveness for resident physicians working in primary care and psychiatry who agree to a 3 year service contract to work in rural areas of Kansas.
Geographic coverage: Kansas
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
Montana NHSC Student Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Dec 31, 2019
Sponsors: Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana Primary Care Office
Oregon Primary Health Care Loan Forgiveness Program
Forgivable loans for medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, dental, and pharmacy students in exchange for a service obligation at an approved rural practice site in Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Application Deadline: Jan 3, 2020
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Minnesota Allied Health Care Faculty Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for individuals studying to teach in allied healthcare or advanced nursing in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Minnesota Dentist Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for dental students, residents, and licensed dentists who plan to provide at least 25% of annual patient encounters to state public program enrollees and/or patients receiving a sliding fee schedule in Minnesota.
Geographic coverage: Minnesota
Application Deadline: Jan 6, 2020
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care