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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Repayment/ Massachusetts

Name of Program:

Massachusetts State Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/community-health/primarycare-healthaccess/healthcare-workforce-center/workforce-help/loan-repay/

Designation (Fund Source):

Federal/State

Eligible Specialties:

Primary health care professionals in a variety of disciplines including Dental, Medical, and Mental health professionals.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

The health professional is required to sign a contract for a two-year period of full-time service or the equivalent of two years full-time if the program allows part-time service.

Who Can Apply:

US Citizen

Deadline(s):

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Participants/award recipients can not be concurrently taking part in any other government loan repayment plan or be member of the National Health Service Corps.

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Health Professionals are eligible for up to $50,000 for a two-year contract. Award amounts vary by discipline. Awards are never larger than the outstanding loan balance.

How to Apply:

N/A

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Nicole Watson,  Recruitment and Retention Program Coordinator

Agency name:

Massachusetts Department of Public Health

Address:

Division of Primary Care & Health Access, 250 Washington Street, 5th Floor,
Boston, MA 02108-4619

Phone:

(617) 624-6051

FAX:

(617) 624-6062

E-Mail:

nicole.watson@state.ma.us

   
   
 

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