The San Joaquin Medical Society (SJMS) is pleased to offer annually renewable educational loans for individuals accepted into U.S.-accredited programs leading to licensure as a Physician (MD. or DO.), Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA).
Applicants must have resided for a meaningful period of their lives in one or more of San Joaquin Medical Society’s member counties—San Joaquin, Alpine, Amador, Calaveras or Tuolumne. This residential time period is defined as:
Loans will be considered for U.S.-accredited programs leading to one of the following degrees, licenses or certificates:
M.D./D.O. - $10,000 per year to a maximum of $40,000
R.N./N.P./P.A. - $4,000 per year to a maximum of $8,000
Recognizing the tremendous need for physicians in our communities, any recipient who returns to establish their primary practice in one of the San Joaquin Medical Society (SJMS) member counties of San Joaquin, Alpine, Amador or Calaveras, may apply for the Scholarship Loan Fund (SLF) incentives as outlined below:
The recipient may apply for the SLF Principal Forgiveness Program annually while practicing in an SJMS county for a total of five years
The San Joaquin Medical Society Scholarship Loan Fund reports loan information to the Equifax credit reporting agency.
All loans require a co-applicant to guarantee repayment of the loan; the co-applicant is required to provide a current credit report. Students should provide a letter of acceptance from the medical school with their application, or for continuing students, their most recent transcript.
*Please contact SJMS before completing your application to inquire as to the number of scholarships available. (209) 952-5299
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