Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment Program

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Who may apply?

To be eligible for the Allied Healthcare Loan Repayment, the applicant must:

  • be currently licensed and practicing in one of the following professions:
    • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
    • Clinical Laboratory Science
    • Medical Assistant
    • Medical Imaging
    • Medical Laboratory Technology
    • Nuclear Medicine Technology
    • Occupational Therapy
    • Pharmacy
    • Pharmacy Technician
    • Physical Therapy
    • Physical Therapy Assistant
    • Radiation Therapy Technology
    • Radiologic Technology
    • Respiratory Care
    • Social Work
    • Speech Therapy
    • Surgical Technician
    • Ultrasound Technician
    • Other, Allied Healthcare (will not be given priority)  Nursing is not an Allied profession
  • be providing full-time direct patient care in a California Medically Underserved Area (MUA), Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), County, State, prison, or Veteran's facility (to find out if your facility qualifies, follow the instructions here)
  • have outstanding educational debt from a commercial or U.S. governmental lending institution
  • be free from any other service obligation
  • have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
  • be willing to continue working in a medically underserved area for one year
  • complete and submit your application through CalREACH by October 1, 2013

Those awarded the Allied Heathcare Loan Repayment may receive up to $4,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a one-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state or veterans facility. To determine if a facility qualifies, follow the instructions here.

Frequently Asked Questions

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