Who It’s For: Primary care physicians, physician assistants, and family nurse practitioners in the state of North Carolina who agree to work in a health professional shortage area for at least five years.
What Loans Qualify: Any loans (including federal, state, and private) that were used to pay for the relevant healthcare degree and were taken out from a qualified lending institution.
How Much?: Varies according to educational level and available funds. The average grant is generally no more than half the education debt, up to a maximum of $70,000.
Anything Else I Should Know?: You can search for qualifying health professional shortage areas here.