The Program is not funded for applications or awards between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2020.
To be automatically notified of the application announcement and receive other Rural Health information, sign-up for the ORH list serve at https://lists.health.wyo.gov/wws/lists/wdh/orh.
Other Resources: Click HERE to visit the Workforce Development Page for additional recruitment, loan repayment and scholarship resources.
Program Purpose & Benefits and Conditions
The intent of the program is to enhance the ability of medically underserved Wyoming communities to recruit and retain healthcare professionals.
The program repays qualifying applicants for costs of eligible educational loans in return for a commitment to practice in an underserved area in Wyoming for a minimum of three years.
The current funding formula is:
- Physicians and Dentists – Up to $30,000 each year for three (3) years for a total up to $90,000.
- All other licensed healthcare professionals – Up to $20,000 each year for three (3) years for a total up to $60,000.
Award amounts can not exceed outstanding student loan debt.
Must practice full-time in Wyoming; and
Treat Medicare, Medicaid and Kid Care eligible patients; and
Use 100% of the funds to repay student loans.
Wyoming Office of Rural Health
Health Readiness and Response Section, Public Health Division
6101 Yellowstone Rd., Ste. 420 Cheyenne, WY 82002
Office: (307) 777-6512 Fax: (307) 777-3623
Healthcare Workforce and Primary Care Office Manager
Manager, Office of Rural Health:
Sharla Allen, M.S.H.A.