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Scholarships, Loans, and Loan Repayment for Rural Health Professions – Resources

Selected recent or important resources focusing on Scholarships, Loans, and Loan Repayment for Rural Health Professions.

Bureau of Health Workforce Clinician Dashboards
Offers data tools and information on retention and distribution of participants who have completed their training or service in Bureau of Health Workforce programs from 2012-2018. Shows retention rates for National Health Service Corps and Nurse Corps alumni and includes filters for various clinician, program, location, and site characteristics. Features statistics with breakdowns by percentages of clinicians currently working in Health Professional Shortage Areas or working in rural communities.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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PubMed Search: Training Support for Rural Health
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on topics related to financial support for the training of rural healthcare providers, including fellowships, scholarships, and loans.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness/Scholarship and Other Programs
Provides detailed information about state and federal loan repayment, loan, and scholarship programs available to medical and other health professions students.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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National Health Service Corps Stories
Videos highlighting the communities served by the National Health Service Corps and the NHSC clinicians providing care.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Health Service Corps
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State Primary Care Offices Directory
Contact information for state Primary Care Offices (PCOs). These offices can provide shortage designation application help and shortage information, as well as information on the Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver program, loan repayment programs, and recruitment and retention.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Bureau of Health Workforce
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State Loan Repayment Program Contacts
Lists state contacts for states that receive matching funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) to operate their own loan repayment programs for primary care health professionals providing services in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Last Updated: 5/20/2022