There are a variety of state and federal programs which require a shortage area designation for one to be eligible to participate.
Mental Health and Family Medicine/Practice areas within 25 miles of Lincoln/Omaha are NOT eligible.*
General Dentistry areas within 50 miles of Lincoln/Omaha are NOT eligible**
Maximum loan repayment local matching amounts vary from $12,500 to $30,000 per year and from 2 to 4 years. The total amount of an award will be based on qualifying loans and available funding.
Nebraska State-Designated Shortage Area Guidelines
Federal Shortage Area Criteria