MN Health Care Loan Forgiveness Programs - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness Programs

The Minnesota Office of Rural Health and Primary Care grants Loan Forgiveness to various health care professionals serving in high-need areas. View the links at the bottom of this page for a listing of eligible professions as well as program information specific to each including eligibility, award amounts, service obligation, timelines, etc. Also visit the FAQs for additional pertinent program information.

Review the Frequently Asked Questions about the Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness Program.

This year's application cycles:

  1. Early application cycle for select eligible professions

  2. Regular application cycle for ALL eligible professions

 

1. Early application cycle for select professions

Application cycle: September 13—November 22

Due to increased funding, we will be accepting applications for the following select eligible professions beginning Monday, September 13. These applications will be accepted through Monday, November 22. Please note that Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC) are now included as Urban/Rural Mental Health Professionals. The following professions are eligible for this year's early application cycle AND the regular application cycle:

Download the 2021 Early Application Program Information Notice (PIN) (PDF)

If you have any questions, please contact us at: health.loanforgiveness@state.mn.us

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2. Regular application cycle for ALL eligible professions:

Regular application cycle: November 1—January 7, 2022

ALL eligible professions may apply for the Minnesota Health Care Loan Forgiveness program cycle as usual beginning November 1. These applications will be accepted through January 7, 2022. Please note that Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors (LADC) are now included as Urban/Rural Mental Health Professionals. The following professions are eligible:

If you have any questions, please contact us at: health.loanforgiveness@state.mn.us

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Updated Tuesday, 14-Sep-2021 01:16:59 CDT