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Grant Opportunity ID
Department of Health
Grant Opportunity
Primary Care Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (Round 4)
Contact Name
Jonathan Wettergreen
Contact Email
Solicitation Profile
The New York State Department of Health (Department) is issuing this Funding Opportunity (FO) under the Primary Care Service Corps (PCSC) Loan Repayment Program, which arose out of the workforce recommendations of the state’s Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) and is modeled after the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). As set forth in Public Health Law (PHL) §§ 923 and 924, PCSC is a service-obligated loan repayment program that is designed to increase the supply of certain clinicians in underserved areas.

Clinicians eligible to apply under the program are:
• dentists
• dental hygienists
• nurse practitioners
• physician assistants
• midwives
• clinical psychologists
• licensed clinical social workers
• licensed marriage and family therapists
• licensed mental health counselors

Clinicians must commit to practice at an Active NHSC Approved Site. In addition, clinicians must demonstrate that they are or will be working in primary care or behavioral health and in an outpatient or other eligible setting.

Questions are due September 17, 2019, and answers will be posted on or about September 30, 2019. Please see the Funding Opportunity for further information.

To apply for this opportunity, please go to the top of this page and login to the Grants Gateway. Search for "Available Opportunities" and looks for the grant opportunity name listed above.

Link to recording of Applicant Webinar from September 9th, 2019:
Full Announcement Details
Applications Due (Date / Time)
November 04, 2019 / 04:00 PM ET
Bidder's Conference(s)/Application Workshop(s)
None available
Anticipated Award DateFriday, January 31, 2020
Anticipated Initial Contract Length3 Years
Total Funding Available$2,100,000.00
Anticipated Amount of Award(s)$60,000.00
Letter of IntentNot Required
Letter of Intent Due
NarrativeA letter of interest is not required for this funding opportunity.
Questions Due DateTuesday, September 17, 2019
Questions and Answers NarrativeAll substantive questions must be submitted in writing via email to: To the degree possible, each inquiry should cite the RFA section and paragraph to which it refers.
Questions and Answers Posting TypeUpload
Questions and Answers Posting Date9/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Questions and Answers Link or UploadClick here
Eligible ApplicantsIndividual
Target Population(s)Age - Adults, Caregivers, Other
Service Area(s) Health Services
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