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Medical Student Loan Program


  • Medical students with financial need

Practice Sites

  • Participants must practice in West Virginia for each year of loan forgiveness in the field of family medicine, obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatrics or psychiatry and practice in an underserved area of West Virginia

Amount Available

  • $10,000/year in loan forgiveness for 4 years ($40,000 Total)
  • Loan forgiveness of $10,000/year is granted after each year of service while repayment is postponed

Practice obligations may be served concurrently

  • For additional information, please contact Jan Ruge

Contact Information

Jan Ruge
Program Manager
WV Higher Education Policy Commission                       
1018 Kanawha Boulevard East
Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
304-558-4618 ext 320