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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Forgiveness/ Minnesota

Name of Program:

Minnesota Nurse Loan Forgiveness Program

Program Web site:

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

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

This program is offered to licensed practical or registered nurse students

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Participants are required to practice as a licensed practical or registered nurse in a licensed nursing home or intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities; a hospital that owns/operates a licensed nursing home where a minimum of 50 percent of the hours worked is in a nursing home; or a housing with services establishment as defined in section 144D.01, subdivision 4; or for a home care provider as defined in section 144A.43, subdivision 4, in Minnesota, for a minimum of two years.

Who Can Apply:

A prospective participant who plans to practice in a licensed nursing home or intermediate care facility for persons with developmental disabilities; a hospital that owns/operates a licensed nursing home where a minimum of 50 percent of the hours worked is in a nursing home; or a housing with services establishment as defined in section 144D.01, subdivision 4; or for a home care provider as defined in section 144A.43, subdivision 4, full time or at least 30 hours per week for at least 45 weeks per year in Minnesota.

Deadline(s):

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

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Participants must begin their service obligation under this program no later than March 31 following completion of their nursing program.

Amount of repayment per year of service:

The ORHPC will make an annual payment to the participant in the amount of $5,000, not to exceed $20,000 total for the maximum of four-years or the balance of the designated loan(s), whichever is less.

How to Apply:

N/A

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Brenda Flattum,  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) 201-3870

FAX:

(651) 201-3830

E-Mail:

brenda.flattum@health.state.mn.us

   
   
 

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