Washington Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
Washington has several student loan forgiveness programs that are specific to just the State of Washington.
However, residents of the State of Washington can also potentially qualify for various Federal student loan forgiveness programs.
You can find a great list of Federal student loan forgiveness programs here: Top Student Loan Forgiveness Programs.
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Washington Loan Forgiveness Programs
Programs: Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
- Amount: Up to $35,000 per year, for 2 years
- Description: The Health Professional Loan Repayment Program encourages licensed primary care health professionals to serve in Washington's critical shortage areas. The program provides financial assistance through either conditional scholarships or loan repayment. The loan repayment portion of the program provides educational repayment assistance to licensed primary care health professionals. Applicants agree to provide primary care health care in rural or underserved urban areas with designated shortages.
§ Be employed or have a contract to begin seeing patients no later than July 1, 2015.
§ Submit documentation of eligible outstanding educational debt (does not include, loans with a cosigner, or loans not in their name).
§ Be a United States citizen (permanent residents do not qualify).
§ Provide primary care and not specialty care.
§ Be employed at an eligible site
§ Sign a contract to serve for a minimum of two years or pay funds back with penalty
- Program Details: http://www.wsac.wa.gov/health-professionals#participant-requirements
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