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    New York

Name of Program:

Regents Physician Loan Forgiveness Award Program

Program Web site:

http://www.highered.nysed.gov/kiap/scholarships/rplfap.htm

Designation (Fund Source):

State

Eligible Specialties:

Family practice, pediatrics, internal medicine, emergency medicine or obstetrics. Psychiatry is also considered primary care in certain State facilities.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Award recipients must agree to practice medicine in an area of New York State designated by the Regents as having a shortage of physicians for a period of twelve months for each annual payment received.

Who Can Apply:

NY State resident, US Citizen - serve in designated shortage area

Deadline(s):

The deadline is July 12, 2024

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Maximum payment per two-year award is $20,000, up to a cumulative maximum of $40,000. Each annual payment is limited to a maximum of $10,000.

How to Apply:

Additional Information/Comments:

Recipients who have incurred more than $20,000 in eligible expenses may apply for an additional two-year award.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Donya Jackson,  Education Program Assistant

Agency name:

New York State Education Department

Address:

Scholarships & Grants Admin Unit, Room 967 EBA,
Albany, NY 12234

Phone:

(518) 486-1319

FAX:

(518) 486-5346

E-Mail:

djackson@mail.nysed.gov

   
   
 

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