Mental Health Loan Assumption Program

Award Type: Other

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

Award Amount

Maximum: $10,000
Average: $7,939

Number of Awards

Average: 550

Applicants: 1,222

Deadlines & Renewal

October 16
Award is not automatically renewable. Recipient must go through competitive process to be considered for each award, each cycle.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Minimum Age 18

More Details

  • One year commitment to work in a Public Mental Health System of California.

Sponsoring Organization

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

Health Professions Education Foundation
Sacramento, CA 95811

(916) 326-3640

Contact Information

Margarita Miranda
Program Officer
400 R Street, Suite 460
Sacramento, CA 95811
(916) 326-3644

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