Medical Recruitment Financial Assistance Program

Medical Recruitment Financial Assistance Program

This program was established to encourage physicians and nurse practitioners to set up a practice in the County of Annapolis

Who can apply and what are the requirements?

• Any physician or nurse practitioner may apply for financial assistance within six (6) months of setting up a full-time or part-time practice in any community within Annapolis County.
• To be eligible, the physician or nurse practitioner must sign a minimum three-year return of service agreement with the province and a copy of proof must be provided with this application.
• Funding under this program may be provided in addition to any incentive funding provided by the province or any other government agency or non-profit organization.
• The Municipality may choose to provide the financial support directly, or indirectly to a community based non-profit society or another government entity.
• Financial assistance may be provided at the sole discretion of the Municipality in the amount of $10,000 for eligible full-time medical practitioners and up to $5,000 for part-time medical practitioners upon a recommendation from the Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee.
• In no case shall any applicant receive funding more than once.

How is the funding provided?

The Municipality will provide any approved funding in two installments, one half upon approval of the application, and the second installment one year later.

How do I submit an application?

Submit application forms and all required documentation to the Annapolis County Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Municipality of the County of Annapolis
ATTN: Physician Recruitment and Retention Committee
c/o Dawn Campbell, Director of Corporate Services
PO Box 100, 752 St. George Street, Annapolis Royal, NS
Email: Fax: 902-532-2096

To access a copy of the application form in fillable PDF please click here.