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    Repayment/ Rhode Island

Name of Program:

Rhode Island Health Professionals Loan Repayment

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Available to a wide variety of medical, dental, and mental health professionals

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Award recipients must make a two-year commitment to provide direct patient care in an ambulatory outpatient setting. Part-time employment requires a commitment of four years.

Who Can Apply:

Doctors of Allopathic Medicine (MD), Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), General Practice Dentists (D.D.S. or D.M.D.), Pediatric Dentists, Primary Care Certified Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse-Midwives, Primary Care Physician Assistants, Registered Clinical Dental Hygienists, Health Service Psychologist (formerly Clinical or Counseling Psychologists (Ph.D. or equivalent), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (master’s or doctoral degree in social work), Psychiatric Nurse Specialists, Mental Health Counselors Licensed Professional Counselors (master’s or doctoral degree with a major study in counseling), Marriage and Family Therapists (master’s or doctoral degree with a major study in marriage and family therapy), Registered Nurses (RN, APRN), Pharmacists (PharmD)


Application Cycle for 2022 Award is now closed.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Must perform full-time and half-time clinical practice, providing primary health services, at an eligible site.

Amount of repayment per year of service:


How to Apply:

See website.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Manuel Ortiz

Agency name:

Rhode Island Department of Health


3 Capitol Hill,
Providence, RI 02908


(401) 222-5960





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