Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program For Physicians

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Applicants MUST meet the following requirements:

  • United States citizen or U.S. National;
  • Medical degree and a valid unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Maryland at the time the service obligation begins;
  • No existing or un-served service obligation with any other loan repayment program;
  • Existing higher education loan debt and NOT be in default on any eligible higher education loan;
  • have never violated court-ordered child support or been delinquent in child support payments;
  • practice at an eligible practice site; and
  • Other requirements as outlined in the eligibility criteria.

WHO MAY APPLY?

PROGRAM WHO PRIMARY CARE SPECIALTIES OTHER SPECIALTIES
SLRP Physicians Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry
SLRP Physician Assistants Adult, Family, Geriatric, Psychiatry, Mental Health, Women’s Health
MLARP Physicians Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine Physicians that practice a medical specialty other than primary care may be considered if there is an identified shortage in that specialty
MLARP Physician Assistants Adult, Family, Geriatric, Psychiatry, Mental Health, Women’s Health, Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine Physician assistants that practice a medical specialty other than primary care may be considered if there is an identified shortage in that specialty
MLARP Medical Residents Family Practice, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry, Women’s Health, Emergency Medicine

AWARD AMOUNT

Up to $50,000 per year for a 2-year obligation.

RENEWING AN AWARD

You may reapply for an award after completion of the first two-year service obligation. A recipient’s total award amount cannot exceed $200,000, or two 2-year obligations at $50,000 per year.

Loans That Qualify
  • Stafford loans
  • Grad PLUS loans
  • Perkins loans
  • Consolidation loans

Next Steps

You must complete an application with Maryland’s Department Of Health And Mental Hygiene.

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