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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
    Repayment/ Rhode Island

Name of Program:

Rhode Island Health Professionals Loan Repayment

Program Web site:

http://www.health.ri.gov/programs/healthprofessionalloanrepayment/

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

Available to a wide variety of medical, dental, and mental health professionals

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Award recipients must make a two-year commitment to provide direct patient care in an ambulatory outpatient setting. Part-time employment requires a commitment of four years.

Who Can Apply:

Doctors of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), General Practice Dentists (D.D.S. or D.M.D.), Pediatric Dentists, Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse-Midwives, Primary Care Physician Assistants, Registered Clinical Dental Hygienists, Health Service Psychologist (formerly Clinical or Counseling Psychologists (Ph.D. or equivalent), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (master’s or doctoral degree in social work), Psychiatric Nurse Specialists, Mental Health Counselors Licensed Professional Counselors (master’s or doctoral degree with a major study in counseling), Marriage and Family Therapists (master’s or doctoral degree with a major study in marriage and family therapy), Registered Nurses (RN, APRN), Pharmacists (PharmD)

Deadline(s):

The application is posted on December 15 each year.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Must perform full-time and half-time clinical practice, providing primary health services, at an eligible site.

Amount of repayment per year of service:

N/A

How to Apply:

The application is posted on December 15 each year.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

N/A 

Agency name:

Rhode Island Student Loan Authority

Address:

560 Jefferson Boulevard, Suite 200,
Providence, RI 02903

Phone:

(401) 427-4051

FAX:

(401) 751-7983

E-Mail:

primarycareforgiveness@risla.com

   
   
 

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