TITLE 77: PUBLIC HEALTH
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
SUBCHAPTER g: GRANTS TO DENTAL AND MEDICAL STUDENTS
PART 590 FAMILY PRACTICE RESIDENCY CODE
SECTION 590.210 ELIGIBILITY FOR APPLICATION


 

Section 590.210  Eligibility for Application

 

a)         A student is eligible to apply for a Medical Student Scholarship if the following requirements are met:

 

1)         He or she is an Illinois resident at the time of application;

 

2)         He or she is studying medicine, or accepted for enrollment, in a medical school located in Illinois;

 

3)         He or she exhibits financial need as determined by the Department, using financial analysis information provided by the applicant and accepted by his or her medical school.  The Department shall find a financial need when the information provided reveals a deficit in available funds for tuition and fees; and

 

4)         He or she agrees to practice full-time in a Designated Shortage Area as a primary care physician one year for each year he or she is a scholarship recipient. (Section 3.07 of the Act)

 

b)         Students receiving funds from other scholarship or loan funds requiring service commitments that would prevent the applicant from meeting the requirements of the Medical Student Scholarship shall be ineligible for scholarships described in this Subpart.

 

(Source:  Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 14089, effective August 4, 2011)