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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.

Oklahoma Physician/Community Match Program
Financial assistance in the form of forgivable loans to primary care physicians who agree to practice in rural communities in Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Oklahoma Health Care Workforce Training Commission
Oregon Partnership State Loan Repayment Program
Offers matching funds for loan repayment for primary care providers who serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Rural Iowa Primary Care Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for physicians that agree to practice in specified locations of Iowa for up to 5 years.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Iowa College Aid
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Utah Health Care Workforce Financial Assistance Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who locate and practice in underserved areas in Utah for at least 3 years.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Utah Rural Physician Loan Repayment Program
Educational loan repayment assistance for physicians who contract to work in a rural hospital in Utah for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Utah
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Utah Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Veterans Affairs Specialty Education Loan Repayment Program (SELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for recent graduates of an accredited medical or osteopathic school that are currently enrolled or matched to a residency specialty identified as a shortage by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. A minimum service obligation of 24 months is required.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
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
Sponsors: West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, West Virginia University Institute for Community and Rural Health
Maryland Loan Repayment Programs Inactive
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, medical residents specializing in primary care, nurses, and nursing support staff who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2024
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, 2024
Sponsor: Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment