Loan Repayment Programs in Iowa
Dental Education Loan Repayment Program/FIND Project
Delta Dental of Iowa Foundation’s Dental Education Loan Repayment Program annually offers a $50,000 award and the Fulfilling Iowa’s Need for Dentists (FIND) program offers up to $100,000 in dental education loan repayment to private practice dentists in rural, underserved communities in Iowa. To learn more about either program, see applicable counties or access the online application, go to http://www.deltadentalia.com/foundation/FIND-project.
The Iowa Loan Repayment Program
The Primary Care Recruitment and Retention Endeavor (PRIMECARRE) offers two-year grants for dentists practicing in public or non-profit settings located in a designated health professional shortage area ($50,000 per year for full-time and $25,000 per year for part-time). For more information about PRIMECARRE, its requirements and its application process, go to http://www.idph.state.ia.us/OHDS/RuralHealthPrimaryCare.aspx?prog=RHPC&pg=PRIMECARRE