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Mental Health Loan Assumption Program

Sponsored by: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

Applicant must be currently working or have an offer to work in a hard to fill/retain position within California's Public Mental Health System. Eligible licensed or registered psychiatric, psychologists, marriage/family therapists, social workers, and psychiatric nurses may apply. Priority consideration will be given to applicants best suited to meet the cultural and linguistic needs and demands of mental health consumers, based on the applicant meeting one or more of the following selection criteria: work experience, cultural/linguistic competence, fluency, personal/community background, community service, and career goal.s

FAQ

Application Deadline December 10
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Other
Number of Applications 1222
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable?
Award is not automatically renewable. Recipient must go through competitive process to be considered for each award, each cycle.
yes
Must be repaid?
One year commitment to work in a Public Mental Health System of California.
yes
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes

Scholarships

Amount

Max $10,000
Average $7,939

Available

Average 550

Contact Information

Margarita Miranda
Program Officer
Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
400 R Street, Suite 460
Sacramento, CA 95811 United States

Phone: (916) 326-3644
http://www.healthprofessions.ca.gov

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