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Physician Assistant Loan Repayment

 

 

Overview

Loan repayment is made possible by the State of Oklahoma through the Physician Manpower Training Commission in order to offer the following benefits:

  • Assistance to Oklahoma licensed primary care physician assistants who agree to establish a practice in a community located in Oklahoma approved by the Commission.

  • Access to medical care and services to Oklahoma citizens in rural and underserved areas with special emphasis to Medicaid and Medicare recipients. 

 

Eligibility

Applicant must:

  1. Be licensed to practice medicine in Oklahoma.

  2. Be a primary care physician.  Primary care includes family medicine, geriatrics, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology or emergency medicine. (general surgery pending)

  3. Have legitimate, documented medical educational loans through an educational loan institution.

  4. Not have any service obligation that would conflict with this obligation.

  5. Not be currently practicing in a rural Oklahoma community. 

  6. Not currently on a J-1 Visa.

 

Amount of Loan Repayment

$60,000.00 Maximum for three years. $10,000 at the end of your first year, $20,000 at the end of your second year and $30,000 at the end of your third and final year. This is based on the amount of educational loans to be repaid.

This is a 50%/50% matching program with the practice community.

Practice Obligation

Participating physicians must agree to practice medicine at the contracted medical facility. The obligation is year to year.

Further Information

Non-Qualifying Communities 
Due to the rural aspect of the scholarship, communities near Oklahoma City and Tulsa may not qualify for residency location.

 

Application

Current Participant Forms

 

Contact

Aneesa Sharp
Medical Scholarship Programs Coordinator

Robinson Renaissance Building
119 North Robinson Avenue, Suite 520
Oklahoma City, OK 73120

T: (405) 604-0020 
F: (405) 768-2263
[email protected]