RIMSAP: The Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistant Program

RIMSAP: The Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistant Program


Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistant Program (RIMSAP) helps qualified applicants from Illinois cover some of their financial needs. Accepted students receive low-interest-rate loans. This program is designed to provide doctors to rural communities in Illinois. Students must be willing to specialize in family practice or another primary health care field.

Applicants must apply separately to the College of Medicine and the RIMSAP program.

Apply to the UI College of Medicine through the American Medical College Application Service, (AMCAS),

Apply to the RIMSAP by contacting James Schmidt, 1701 N. Towanda Avenue, P.O. Box 2901, Bloomington, IL  61702, (309) 557-2350, or email mdale-anderson@ilfb.org.