Rhode Island Health Professionals Loan Repayment

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To Be Eligible …

  • Confirm that you are working at an eligible site. You must be working at a site located in a federally-designated health provider shortage area that matches your profession. All Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) are eligible practice sites.
  • Confirm that you have an approved and active license. Individuals with a pending license status as of the submission deadline are encouraged to apply.
  • Talk with your employer. Your employer will need to describe the facility’s need for your services, must verify your working hours, and confirm that 80% of that time is for providing direct patient care.
  • Download the application: www.health.ri.gov/programs/healthprofessionalloanrepayment The application is posted on December 15 each year

Loans That Qualify

  • Stafford loans
  • Grad PLUS loans
  • Federal Consolidation loans
  • Perkins loans
  • Nursing Student Loans (NSL)
  • Private loans
  • State loans
  • Institutional loans

Next Steps

You can find more information about the application process here.

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