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Name of Program:

Wisconsin Primary Care and Psychiatry Shortage Grant

Program Web site:

http://www.heab.wi.gov/PrimaryCareandPsychiatryShortageGrant/hard_copy.html

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

Psychiatrists and Primary Care Physicians (primary care includes family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, and general surgery)

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

After completing a graduate medical training program in the state of Wisconsin, primary care physicians and psychiatrists must practice in an underserved area in the state of Wisconsin for at least one year.

Who Can Apply:

Primary Care Physicians or Psychiatrists who complete or completed a graduate medical education training program in the state of Wisconsin in 2014 or after.

Deadline(s):

The Notice of Intent to Practice in an Underserved Area in the State of Wisconsin may be submitted any time prior to accepting employment or becoming in any other way affiliated as a physician in an underserved area in the state of Wisconsin.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

After each year of practicing in an underserved area in the state of Wisconsin, primary care physicians and psychiatrists may submit a claim for financial assistance. The Higher Educational Aids Board (HEAB) will award up to 12 primary care physicians and up to 12 psychiatrists each year. Claim for assistance forms will be available each May. In June, HEAB will notify applicants whether or not they will receive a financial assistance award for the year.

Amount of repayment per year of service:

The minimum annual award is $20,800. Primary care physicians and psychiatrists may receive awards in no more than three years.

How to Apply:

Submit a Notice of Intent to Practice in an Underserved Area in the State of Wisconsin prior to accepting employment or becoming in any other way affiliated as a physician in an underserved area in the state of Wisconsin.

Additional Information/Comments:

For more information, please visit the website.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Deanna Schulz,  Grant Specialist

Agency name:

Higher Educational Aids Board

Address:

PO Box 7885,
Madison, WI 53707-7885

Phone:

(608) 267-2212

FAX:

(608) 267-2808

E-Mail:

deanna.schulz@wi.gov

   
   
 

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