Missouri Health Professional Loan Repayment Program

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The Missouri State Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians and dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area. Applicants must agree to a minimum service contract of 2 years. Continue reading to see how you may be able to qualify for up to $50,000 towards student loan forgiveness.

Eligibility?

In order to qualify for the Missouri Health Professional Loan Repayment Program, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Missouri Resident
  • Licensed to Practice in Missouri
  • Maintains Qualifying EMployment
  • Agree to work in HPSA for 2 years
  • Provide Primary Care to General Population

Examples of Eligible Employment:

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC)
  • FQHC look-a-likes
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Hospital-Affiliated Primary Care Clinics
  • Free Clinics
  • Private Practice
  • School-Based-Clinics

For more information check out their informative flyer.

Eligible Disciplines:

  • Primary care physicians
    • Family practice
    • General internal medicine
    • Pediatrics
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • General Dentists

For more information check out their informative flyer.

What is the award amount?

Through the Missouri Health Professional Loan Repayment Program, applicants may be able to get up to $50,000 towards their student loans in return for 2 years of service in a Health Professional Shortage Area.

How to apply?

In order to apply for the Missouri Health Professional Loan Repayment Program, you will need to complete the following application. You can then mail the application into them via the below contact information.

For further program information as well as who to contact please see the below information:

Rural Health and Primary Care
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

Telephone: 573-751-6441 or
(toll-free) 800-891-7415
Fax: 573-522-8146
Email: [email protected]

Applications are accepted throughout the year and selections for funding are made in April of each year.

Questions?

If you still have questions or would like to know more information please reach out to us here or you can go back to the Student Loan Repayment Assistance Programs page.

 

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