Who It’s For: Healthcare professionals in the state of Kansas who agree to work in designated health professional shortage areas for at least two years.
How to Apply: You can find all the necessary applications and requirements on the program’s website, along with a list of which medical & dental professions qualify.
What Loans Qualify: Any loans (including federal, state, and private) that were used to pay for the relevant healthcare degree.
How Much?: Varies depending on field of employment and the level of need in your chosen area. You can earn up to $25,000 per year for the first two years, with declining amounts in years 3-5 if you choose to continue your involvement in this program.
Anything Else I Should Know?: Consolidated loans will be considered ineligible if any portion of the consolidation was originally a non-qualifying loan (for example, a Parent PLUS loan you took out for someone else’s education).