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Loan Repayment/Forgiveness Programs Fact Sheet
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Name of Program:

Physician Education Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:

http://www.hhloans.com/index.cfm?ObjectID=A85AA8AA-0CD1-EDD4-D9379C7C084059FB

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

Family Medicine, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Geriatrics

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) for at least four years. The service period is a period of twelve consecutive months, generally beginning on the date the application is received or the date qualifying employment begins, whichever is later.

Who Can Apply:

Physicians who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), and provide health care services to recipients enrolled in Medicaid, and the TX Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) may apply.

Deadline(s):

August 31, 2017

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

N/A

Amount of repayment per year of service:

The Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP) provides loan repayment funds for up to $160,000 over a period of four years to qualifying physicians.

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

N/A 

Agency name:

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Address:

1200 E. Anderson Lane,
Austin, TX 78752-1743

Phone:

(800) 242-3062

FAX:

(512) 458-7658

E-Mail:

loanrepaymentprograms@thecb.state.tx.us

   
   
 

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