The GBPW administers loan repayment assistance programs; the Georgia Physician Loan Repayment Program (GPLRP) and Rural Areas Assistance Programs (RAA).
Both programs assist in paying post-graduate, medical education student loan debt for practitioners who agree to practice medicine or dentistry full time in a underserved, rural county in Georgia.
The Georgia Physician Loan Repayment Program (GPLRP) is limited to Physicians and aimed at practicing in the Primary Care/Core Specialties: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, OB/GYN, Emergency Medicine, and General Surgery. It is funded in partnership between the Federal Agencies and the State of Georgia.
Please click on the links below for further information and application materials.
The Rural Areas Assistance Programs (RAA) are loans available to Physicians, Dentists, and, as of FY 2017, a repayment program for APRN and Physicians Assistants who also agree to pratice in rural underserved areas. Please click on the appropriate profession link for detailed information and application materials.