Loan Repayment is available in return for a service obligation in a Health Professions Shortage Area or Medically Underserved Area (MUA). The RRCP will pay for qualified government and commercial educational loans obtained for medical school tuition, reasonable educational expenses required by the medical school or training program, and/or reasonable living expenses. This loan type requires a fifty percent match from the Candidate's employer.
Services must be provided in a HPSA or MUA for a minimum of (1) one year, (40) forty hours per week at an eligible facility within the state of West Virginia. Upon completion of the or initial (1) one year obligation agreement, an awardee may re-apply to the RRCP for a (1) year extension. An awardee may receive a maximum of (4) one year extensions, upon completion they are no longer eligible for award under the RRCP.
1 year Obligation awards up to $20,000. Candidate's can receive a maximum of $10,000 from state funds and a maximum of $10,000 from their Employer.