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Florida Reimbursement Assistance for Medical Education Program (FRAME)

Frame Program

  •  850-841-8540

    Mailing Location

    4052 Bald Cypress Way 

    Bin A-05 

    Tallahassee, FL 32311



The Department will be accepting applications on the FRAMEworks Portal, starting February 15, through March 31, 2024.

Visit the FRAMEworks portal for more information.


Florida Reimbursement Assistant for Medical Education (FRAME) aims to encourage qualified health care providers to practice in underserved locations of the state. FRAME provides annual payments to offset loans and educational expenses for studies leading to medical, dental, or nursing degrees and licensure.

Application Process

Applications will be accepted starting February 15 through March 31, of each calendar year. Mail-in applications will not be accepted.

Please visit the FRAMEworks portal at to begin your application.

Award Amounts

  • Up to $20,000 per year for physicians and psychiatrists.
  • Up to $15,000 per year for advanced practice registered nurses practicing under section 464.0123, Florida Statutes.
  • Up to $10,000 per year for advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.
  • Up to $4,000 per year for licensed practical nurses and registered nurses.
  • Up to $50,000 per year for dentists.

Eligible Practitioners

  • Medical Doctors with primary care specialties.
  • Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine with primary care specialties.
  • Dentists.
  • Psychiatrists.
  • Physician Assistants.
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) with primary care specialties.
  • APRNs registered to engage in autonomous practice under section 464.0123, F.S.
  • Licensed Practical Nurses.
  • Registered Nurses.

FRAME Program Required Forms


All applicants must hold a clear/active Florida license throughout the entire cycle from application submission to receipt of awards if selected.

Visit the FRAMEworks portal for more information.