Accepting Applications September 1, 2017 – October 31, 2017
The Wyoming State Loan Repayment Program (WY-SLRP) is open to primary care physicians, and nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse mid-wives practicing in primary care settings. Applicants must practice full-time at an already approved National Health Service Corps site.
- Physicians are eligible for up to $60,000 in loan repayment in exchange for two (2) years of full-time practice at the approved National Health Service Corps site.
- Nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and certified nurse-midwives are eligible for up to $20,000 in loan repayment in exchange for two (2) years of full-time practice at the approved National Health Service Corps site.
The Wyoming Department of Health, Public Health Division, Office of Rural Health (ORH) receives funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service, Division of National Health Service Corps to fund the Wyoming State Loan Repayment Program (WY-SLRP). The WY-SLRP is funded in combination by the State Loan Repayment Program Grant, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 93.165 (50%) and State of Wyoming general funds assigned to the Office of Rural Health (50%).
The purpose of WY-SLRP is to increase the recruitment and retention of primary care providers in federally designated Primary Care Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) with a HPSA score below fourteen (14). Applications from primary care providers in HPSAs scoring fourteen (14) or over will be accepted with proof of application to and denial of award from the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program which is less than two (2) years old.
Applications will be accepted through 5 PM on October 31, 2017