Oregon Office of Rural Health

Loan Forgiveness

Loan Forgiveness

Loan forgiveness programs offer tax-free funding for qualified students enrolled in an approved academic programs in exchange for a future service obligation.

Oregon practice sites can apply to participate in Loan Forgiveness programs by filling out a Site Application.

Primary Care Loan Forgiveness (PCLF)

The PCLF was designed to meet workforce needs in rural Oregon for Primary Care Physician, Physician Assistant, Doctor of Nursing Practice, General Surgery and Psychiatry. PCLF participants are eligible for forgivable loans of up to $35,000 per year, for tuition and fees only, in exchange for a service obligation to an approved rural Oregon practice site.

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Scholars for a Healthy Oregon Initiative (SHOI)

SHOI gives students the opportunity to make a difference in an underserved community in Oregon by offering full tuition and fees at an approved OHSU medical program in exchange for a service obligation upon graduation.

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