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Varies based upon type of provider and priority ranking of the practice site. The initial contract is 2 years with two one-year amendments if the provider qualifies and decides to continue. The max for the program is four years.
The Arizona Loan Repayment Programs (ALRP) are administered by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS), Bureau of Health Systems Development (BHSD) also known as the Primary Care Office for the State of Arizona.
ALRP has two components: the Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (PCPLRP) and the Rural Private Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program (RPPCPLRP). These programs aim to promote the recruitment and retention of health care professionals by repaying their qualifying educational loans in exchange for their two-year commitment to provide primary care services in federally designated Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA) or Arizona Medically Underserved Areas (AzMUA).
NOTE: Loan repayment is in addition to a compensation package provided by the service site and is considered tax-exempt.
Must be a non-profit organization, accept AHCCCS and Medicare assignments; have a sliding-discount-to-fee scale in place and signage posted in a prominent area; and must be located in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area.
Please note that these figures represent the maximum award possible over 3 years; they are not guaranteed levels of funding. All awards are paid on a graduated scale
The Delaware State Loan Repayment Program is designed to recruit health professionals to areas of the state that have been identified as underserved by the Delaware Health Care Commission. For more details please refer to the SLRP Manual.
Health professionals participating in this program must provide health services in a practice setting approved by the Delaware Health Care Commission. Initial contracts may be signed for a minimum of two (2) years and maximum of three (3) years. Participants may re-apply for contract extensions in one-year increments, not to exceed a total of four (4) years of loan repayment. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Loan Repayment Committee and are contingent upon the availability of funds. Priority will be given to new applicants.
According to a recent amendment to the Federal Public Health Service Act, qualifying loan repayment funds awarded on or after January 1, 2004 are exempt from federal gross income and employment taxes. The law also excludes these funds from being taken into account as wages in determining social security benefits. Additionally, the State of Delaware will follow the federal regulations so that qualifying loan repayment funds are also exempt from Delaware state income tax. All loan repayment award recipients should contact a tax professional for information and advisement specific to their personal financial circumstances and loan repayment awards.
U.S. citizenship required
Student may receive up to 50000 towards loan repayment.
The loan assistance program in Wisconsin was established to assist rural and central city communities in recruiting and retaining primary care health professionals. This is accomplished by helping those who wish to locate in these areas repay loans accrued during their professional education. There is a three year service requirement. Physician assistants, Certified nurse midwives, Nurse practitioners are invited to apply.
Primary care physicians
• Family Practice
• General Internal Medicine
• General Pediatrics
• Must have a contract with a 51.42 board for 8 or more hours a week
All physicians must also:
• Meet the definition of a physician as "an individual possessing the degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or an equivalent degree as determined by the board, and holding a license granted by the board", as defined by Wisconsin Statutes
• Show evidence of board certification or board eligibility in an eligible specialty above
Note: Being a Wisconsin resident or a graduate of a Wisconsin school is not required.
• Graduate of an accredited PA program (see Note)
• Licensure by the State of Wisconsin (see Note)
Certified nurse midwife
Nurse practitioner - meet (a) or (b) below:
(a) Meet the requirements of S. 632.895(a), Stats.
(b) Be licensed as a registered nurse in Wisconsin under Ch. 441 or the laws of another state and satisfy any of the
• Certification as a primary care nurse practitioner or clinical nurse specialist by the Amer. Nurses' Credentialing Ctr., the Nat'l Certification Corp., the Nat'l Certification Board of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses, the Amer. Acad. of Nurse Practitioners, or by a certifying body approved by the Amer. Board of Nursing Specialties (see Note)
• Completion of an educational program approved by one of the certifying bodies listed above and be eligible, or will be upon completion of the minimum time-in-practice requirement, to take the professional certification examination as an advanced practice nurse (see Note)
Note: Includes proximate or anticipated graduation,
licensure or certification. Being a Wisconsin resident or
a graduate of a Wisconsin school is not required.
Each year the Fellow receives a maintenance grant of $20,000 (paid in two installments) and a tuition grant of one-half the tuition cost of the U.S. graduate program attended by the Fellow (up to a maximum of $16,000 per academic year).
The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family.
A New American is an individual who (1) is a resident alien; i.e., holds a Green Card, or, (2) has been naturalized as a U.S. citizen, or (3) is the child of two parents who are both naturalized citizens.
The applicant must either have a bachelor's degree or be in her/his final year of undergraduate study. Those who have a bachelor's degree may already be pursuing graduate study and may receive Fellowship support to continue that study. Individuals who are in the third, or subsequent, year of study in the same graduate program are not, however, eligible for this competition. Students who have received a master's degree in a program and are continuing for a doctoral degree in the same program are considered to have been in the same program from the time they began their work on their master's degree.
A Fellow may pursue a graduate degree in any professional field (e.g., engineering, medicine, law, social work, etc.) or scholarly discipline in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. The Fine and Performing Arts are included. The Trustees strongly encourage applications from candidates who have not yet begun their graduate studies, but full consideration will be given to candidates in the first or second years of graduate studies in their current program
Each year the Chicana Latina Foundation awards merit-based scholarships to Latina college students, valued at $1,500 dollars each. Purpose
The purpose of the Chicana/Latina Foundation Scholarship Fund is to assist Latina students in completing their undergraduate and graduate college education. These scholarships are available on a competitive basis to continuing undergraduate and graduate female college students of Latino background.
Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria to be eligible for the CLF Scholarship.
Hispanic/Latino, Mexican American, Puerto Rican, Women
The Clinical Research LRP is a vital component of our nation’s efforts to attract health professionals to careers in clinical research. In exchange for a two-year commitment to your clinical research career, NIH will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified educational debt, pay an additional 39% of the repayments to cover your Federal taxes, and may reimburse state taxes that result from these payments.
Eligible applicant must have an MD, D.O., DDS DMD, DPM, DVM, PhD, AND/BSN or equivalent degree; have total qualifying debt in excess of 20% of annual NIH salary. Qualifying fellows must hold a two-year appointment at the NIH beginning in July of 2006.
Eligible applicant must have an MD, DO, DDS DMD, DPM, DVM, PhD, AND/BSN or equivalent degree; have total qualifying debt in excess of 20% of annual NIH salary.
Scholarship amount may vary up to 10000.
Established by Congress in 1986 to foster and encourage excellence in science and mathematics, the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation operates an educational scholarship program designed to provide opportunities for American undergraduate students with excellent academic records and outstanding potential. Goldwater Scholarships support study in the fields of mathematics, engineering and the natural sciences as preparation for careers in these areas. The Foundation will award up to 300 Goldwater Scholarships to students who will be college Juniors or Seniors. Awards are made on the basis of merit.
Each award covers eligible expenses, including tuition, fees, books, and room and board, up to a maximum of $7,500 per year. Goldwater Scholars are eligible for one or two years of support.
Eligible are current full-time Sophomores and Juniors who intend to pursue careers in mathematics, engineering or the natural sciences. It is expected that Goldwater Scholars will pursue advanced degrees. Candidates who intend to study medicine are eligible if they plan a career in research rather than a career in private medical practice.
Applicants must have a college grade point average of at least "B", rank in the top quarter of their class, and must be U.S. citizens, resident aliens, or U.S. nationals. In selecting the award recipients, the candidate's field of study and career objectives will be considered, as will the extent to which the candidate has demonstrated the commitment and potential to make a significant contribution to his or her field. Financial need is not a criterion for selection.
Applicant must demonstrate high academic achievement and seriousness of purpose in the health professions field.
Amount varies based on years of service committment ranging from 2 - 4 years.
The Commonwealth of Virginia offers the Bureau of Health Professions (BHPr), Division of State, Community and Public Health, Virginia State Loan Repayment Program (VA SLRP). This program offers substantial financial assistance for repayment of qualified medical education loans for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Loans are repaid in return for a minimum of two years of full-time practice of the recipient's specialty in a medially underserved area of Virginia. VA SLRP recipients must serve in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of Virginia.
Allopathic or osteopathic physicians who are in the final year of residency, or have completed residency and are board eligible or are board certified in family medicine, general practice (D.O.), obstetrics/gynecology, internal medicine, pediatrics, or psychiatry are eligible for program participation. Program applicants must not be obligated to any service under an agreement with a federal, state, or other entity.
Primary care nurse practitioners who have achieved the masters degree or a post-baccalaureate certificate, from a school accredited by the National League for Nursing, in the specialties of primary care, family care, primary ambulatory care, primary adult health care, pediatric care, or women’s health nursing are eligible for program participation. Program applicants cannot owe any obligation for service under an agreement with a federal, state, or other entity.
Primary care physician assistants who have obtained a master’s degree, a post-baccalaureate certificate, a baccalaureate degree, or a certificate from a school accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation are also eligible for program participation. Applicants must not be obligated to any service under an agreement with a federal, state, or other entity.
This offer is open to physicians, psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who satisfy the criteria stated above whether or not they have started practicing medicine. It is more likely that an applicant with a signed contract will receive a Loan Repayment Program award, over an applicant that is not in practice, yet.
Public and private not-for-profit health care provider organizations that are part of a system of care (that is a service continuum of comprehensive primary care and appropriate arrangements for secondary and tertiary care), in communities that are located in federally designated HPSA are eligible to receive placement of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. This requirement is for participates in the VA SLRP program, only.
Benefits and Obligations
The Loan Repayment Programs pay up to $25,000 a year toward the qualified educational loans of program participants. The minimum service obligation is 2 years, during which the maximum payment of $50,000 will be paid the first year. Subsequent extensions of the loan repayment contract are entitled to annual loan repayments of up to $35,000. (The actual amount paid depends on the total amount owed in principal, interest, and loan expenses at the beginning of the period of service.) These benefits are in addition to any salary or compensation received from employment by an authorized program employer.
The following are eligible to apply for participation in the Virginia's Loan Repayment Programs:
Citizens of the United States who:
1) Have a degree in allopathic medicine or osteopathic medicine; or
2) Have a master’s degree or a post-baccalaureate certificate from a school accredited by the National League for Nursing; or
3) Have a master’s degree, a post-baccalaureate certificate, a baccalaureate degree, or a certificate from a school accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation for physician assistants; or
4) Are enrolled in an approved graduate training program ("residency") in allopathic or osteopathic medicine, nurse practitioner or physician assistant training; or
5) Are enrolled in an accredited educational institution in a state in the final year of a course of study or program leading to a degree in allopathic or osteopathic medicine, nurse practitioner or physician assistant certification.
Eligible individuals must sign and submit an application to participate in Virginia's Loan Repayment Programs and must have completely satisfied any other obligation for health professional service which is owed under an agreement with a federal, state, or other entity, prior to beginning the period of service under Virginia's programs.
Last updated: August 22, 2014
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