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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.

Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment for primary care, dentistry, and mental health professionals that have made a commitment to practice in medically underserved communities in Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Rhode Island
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rhode Island Department of Health
Rural Iowa Primary Care Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for physicians that agree to practice in specified locations of Iowa for a minimum of 5 years.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Iowa College Student Aid Commission
West Virginia Medical Student Loan Program
Forgivable loans for medical students in West Virginia who agree to practice in an underserved area of West Virginia upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: College Foundation of West Virginia
Maryland State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and medical residents specializing in primary care who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2021
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
Colorado Health Service Corps Provider Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Colorado Rural Essential Access Provider (REAP) Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment program for eligible health professionals working in rural or frontier private practice clinics in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2021
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Iowa Health Professional Recruitment Program (HPRP) Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for graduates of Des Moines University's osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a shortage area of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2021
Sponsor: Des Moines University
Virginia State Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Educational loan repayment assistance for eligible healthcare providers in return for service in a medically underserved area of Virginia.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2021
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health
Pennsylvania Primary Care Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Pennsylvania.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: Mar 24, 2021
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work at a Critical Shortage Facility or an eligible school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 18, 2021
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services