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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.

Faculty Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who agree to serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Louisiana State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for specific primary care, mental health, and oral health providers who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Louisiana.
Geographic coverage: Louisiana
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: Louisiana Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health, Louisiana Department of Health
Michigan Opioid Treatment Assistance Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical providers and substance use disorder counselors to begin and expand opioid treatment in Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsors: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Michigan Health Endowment Fund
Oklahoma Nursing Student Assistance Program
Forgivable scholarship loans for Oklahoma students pursuing nursing degrees in return for agreeing to practice in Oklahoma upon graduation, with an emphasis placed on practicing in rural communities.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Application Deadline: Jun 30, 2019
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Physician Manpower Training Commission
Iowa Dental Education Loan Repayment Program/FIND Project
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to serve in a rural or underserved area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa
New Mexico Allied Health Loan for Service Program
Forgivable loans for certain allied healthcare profession students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
New Mexico Medical Loan For Service Program
Forgivable loans for medical students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
New Mexico Nursing Loan for Service Program
Forgivable loans for nursing students who agree to practice in an underserved area of New Mexico upon completion of their education.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: Jul 1, 2019
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
Montana Rural Physician Incentive Program (MRPIP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who agree to practice in underserved areas of Montana.
Geographic coverage: Montana
Application Deadline: Jul 5, 2019
Sponsor: Montana University System
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Jul 18, 2019
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services