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Arkansas Community Match Rural Physician Recruitment Program

Who It’s For: Physicians who are either in residency or no more than two years out of residency at a qualified rural community. They must agree to practice primary care in that community for four years in order to qualify.

How to Apply: You should be able to access the application on their website during the application period each year. The application deadline is January 5th of each year.

What Loans Qualify: Stafford loans, graduate PLUS loans, Perkins loans, consolidation loans that contain the above.

How Much?: Up to $20,000 per year, for a possible maximum of $80,000 over four years.

Anything Else I Should Know?:  You can find more detailed information about this program on their fact sheet.