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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Forgiveness/ Minnesota

Name of Program:

Minnesota Urban Physician Loan Forgiveness Program

Program Web site:

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

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

Primary care medical residents, which includes 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 an underserved urban community.

Who Can Apply:

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

Deadline(s):

January 2018

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

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

Amount of repayment per year of service:

An annual payment to the participant in the amount of $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:

MDH will solicit, award, and manage this grant electronically, using the WebGrants@MDHgrant management system.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Paia Vang,  Program Administrator

Agency name:

Minnesota Department of Health

Address:

PO Box 64882,
St. Paul, MN 55164-0082

Phone:

(651) 201-3895

FAX:

(651) 201-3830

E-Mail:

paia.vang@state.mn.us

   
   
 

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