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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Forgiveness/ Minnesota

Name of Program:

Minnesota Rural Physician Loan Forgiveness Program

Program Web site:

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/orhpc/funding/loans/ruralphys.html

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

Family Practice, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Participants are required to practice for at least 30 hours per week, for at least 45 weeks per year, for a minimum of three years in a designated rural area.

Who Can Apply:

Primary care professions

Deadline(s):

The application period for the Fiscal Year 2018 cycle is closed.

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:

An annual payment to the participant in the amount of up to $25,000, not to exceed $100,000 total for the maximum four-year period or the balance of the designated loan(s), whichever is less.

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:

Paia Vang,  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) 201-3895

FAX:

(651) 201-3830

E-Mail:

paia.vang@state.mn.us

   
   
 

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