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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.

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 26, 2019
Sponsors: California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Health Professions Education Foundation
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
National Health Service Corps Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder clinicians who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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: Feb 28, 2019
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health
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 28, 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: Mar 1, 2019
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
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: Mar 15, 2019
Sponsor: University of Kansas Medical Center
North Dakota Dentists Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in an area of North Dakota that the State Health Council identifies as having a defined need for services.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2019
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
North Dakota Health Care Professional Student Loan Repayment
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2019
Sponsor: North Dakota Department of Health
Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care practitioners who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Tennessee.
Geographic coverage: Tennessee
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2019
Sponsor: Tennessee Office of Rural Health