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    Forgiveness/ Minnesota

Name of Program:

Minnesota Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Program

Program Web site:

https://www.health.state.mn.us/facilities/ruralhealth/funding/loans/ruralphys.html

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

Residents in Pediatric, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Psychiatric, or OB/GYN programs or licensed physicians

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Serve 3 years minimum/4 years maximum in rural area.

Who Can Apply:

Primary care professions

Deadline(s):

The program cycle is closed and will reā€“open for new applications on November 1, 2021.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

For practicing physicians, participants must begin their service immediately. For final year residents, participants must begin their service obligation under this program no later than March 31 following completion of their residency program.

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Annual repayment amount: $29,000

How to Apply:

N/A

Additional Information/Comments:

Participants are eligible to participate for up to four years in the program as a physician in a designated rural area.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Angela Lofgren,  Program Administrator

Agency name:

Minnesota Department of Health

Address:

PO Box 64882, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care,
St. Paul, MN 55164-0082

Phone:

(651) 201-3854

FAX:

(651) 201-3830

E-Mail:

angela.lofgren@state.mn.us

   
   
 

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