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Student Loan Forgiveness

Canada Student Loan Forgiveness for Family Doctors and Nurses

As a family doctor (including family medicine residents) working in an under-served, rural, or remote community in Canada, you may be eligible for the Government of Canada’s Canada Student Loan Forgiveness for Family Doctors and Nurses program.

As a family doctor or resident in family medicine, you could receive up to $40,000 in Canada Student Loan forgiveness over a maximum of five years ($8,000 per year).

For an overview of the program, eligibility criteria, and application details, please refer to the webpage linked above. You can also use the Postal Code Lookup tool to verify whether a particular community qualifies as an eligible rural or remote community under this program.