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

Michelle Ruppert M.A.
Health Sciences Program Administrator
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
1018 Kanawha Blvd. East, Suite 700
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone: (304) 558-0530; Fax: (304) 558-0532