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Application Deadlines for South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment and Rural Physician Incentive Grant Programs Near

South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program

The application deadline for funding through the South Carolina Rural Dentist Loan Repayment Program is February 15. The program assists in the repayment of educational loans of dentists who practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) or serve as full-time faculty at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine. For more information about the program, please visit the South Carolina AHEC webpage at http://www.scahec.net/professionals.html.

South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program

Applications are currently being accepted for the South Carolina Rural Physician Incentive Grant Program.  Awards for physicians will vary, with the minimum award being $60,000 and the maximum award being $100,000, depending upon the type of practice setting and the population of the county. Awards for advanced practice professionals will vary, with the minimum award being $30,000 and the maximum award being $50,000, depending upon the type of practice setting and the population of the county.

The deadline for applications is March 1. For more information about the program, please visit the previous article or program website

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