Funding & Opportunities by Type: Loan Repayment Programs

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RAC for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information. You can also browse a list of inactive funding programs.

National Programs

Delaware State Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of Delaware for a minimum of two years.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delaware Health Care Commission
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment programs for health professions educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 14, 2015
Sponsor: Indian Health Service
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment funding to primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 30, 2015
Sponsor: National Health Service Corps
North Dakota Medical Personnel Loan Repayment Program for Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified Nurse Midwives
Offers matching loan repayment assistance to nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse midwives who agree to practice in North Dakota. Preference is given to applicants who practice in underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2015
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
North Dakota Public Health and Nonprofit Dental Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who will practice in a public health setting or nonprofit dental clinic in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2015
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
North Dakota State Community Matching Physician Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to physicians in return for agreeing to practice for two years in an area of need in North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2015
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work in underserved areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Feb 26, 2015
Sponsor: Bureau of Health Workforce
Oregon Behavioral Health Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to behavioral health workers who agree to practice in rural and other underserved areas of Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health

State and Regional Programs

Arizona Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment to physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants who agree to provide primary care services in a Health Professional Shortage area of Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services
Arizona Rural Private Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment to physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants who agree to provide primary care services in private practice in a Health Professional Shortage area of Arizona.
Geographic coverage: Arizona
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arizona Department of Health Services
Illinois National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment assistance for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, dentists, and psychiatrists who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health
Illinois Veterans' Home Nurse Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance for nurses to pursue or continue careers at Illinois veterans' homes.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Iowa Health Professional Recruitment Program (HPRP)
Offers loan repayment assistance for graduates of Des Moines University's osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy and physician assistant programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a shortage area of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2015
Sponsor:
Kaiser Permanente Education Loan Repayment for Safety Net Clinic Support Staff Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to clinical support staff who who provide direct medical, dental, or behavioral healthcare at safety net sites in Colorado.
Geographic coverage: Colorado
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2015
Sponsor: Colorado Community Health Network
Massachusetts Community Health Center Primary Care Provider Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who agree to practice at a Community Health Center in Massachusetts.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts
Application Deadline: Mar 2, 2015
Sponsor: Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
Michigan State Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment for primary medical, dental, and mental healthcare providers who agree to provide healthcare services in Health Professional Shortage Area of Michigan.
Geographic coverage: Michigan
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2015
Sponsor: Michigan Department of Community Health
Missouri State Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians and dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Missouri.
Geographic coverage: Missouri
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2015
Sponsor: Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain health care professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Nebraska.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain health care professionals who agree to practice in state-designated shortage areas of Nebraska.
Geographic coverage: Nebraska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Nevada Health Service Corps
Offers loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in an underserved area of Nevada.
Geographic coverage: Nevada
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Nevada State Office of Rural Health
New Hampshire State Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to health care professionals who agree to work in underserved areas of New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: New Hampshire Rural Health and Primary Care Section
New York Primary Care Service Corps (PCSC)
Offers loan repayment assistance to healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of New York.
Geographic coverage: New York
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2015
Sponsor: New York State Department of Health
North Carolina Community Practitioner Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Carolina.
Geographic coverage: North Carolina
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: North Carolina Medical Society Foundation
North Dakota Dentists Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to practice in underserved areas of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2015
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
North Dakota Federal State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Offers loan repayment assistance to health professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Dakota.
Geographic coverage: North Dakota
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Oklahoma Medical Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians who agree to practice in select rural communities in Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Physician Manpower Training Commission
Oklahoma Physician/Community Match Program
Offers loan repayment to physicians who agree to practice in rural communities in Oklahoma.
Geographic coverage: Oklahoma
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Physician Manpower Training Commission
Oregon Medicaid Primary Care Loan Repayment Program
Provides loan repayment to primary care clinicians who serve Medicaid patients in underserved areas of Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Oregon Partnership State Loan Repayment Program
Offers matching funds for loan repayment for primary care providers who serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas of Oregon.
Geographic coverage: Oregon
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Oregon Office of Rural Health
Pennsylvania Primary Health Care Loan Repayment Program
Offers loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians, physician assistants, certified registered nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and general dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Pennsylvania.
Geographic coverage: Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Department of Health
Primary Care Loan Redemption Program of New Jersey
Offers loan repayment assistance to physicians, dentists, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, and physician assistants who agree to practice in underserved areas of New Jersey.
Geographic coverage: New Jersey
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor:
PRIMECARRE Loan Repayment Program
Offers two-year grants to primary care health professionals for use in repayment of educational loans in return for a two-year practice commitment in a Health Professional Shortage Area in Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Feb 25, 2015
Sponsor: Iowa Department of Public Health
Rhode Island Educational Loan Repayment Program for Primary Care Providers
Offers loan repayment assistance to new primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who are recruited to work in Rhode Island, with preference given to applicants who agree to practice in underserved or undersupplied areas. Applicants must provide one year of service per year of funding, up to four years.
Geographic coverage: Rhode Island
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Rhode Island Student Loan Authority
Rural Communities Health Care Investment Program (RCHIP)
Provides loan repayment assistance to non-physician healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a medically underserved community of Texas.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2015
Sponsor: Texas State Office of Rural Health
South Carolina Rural Dentist Incentive Program Grants
Provides loan repayment assistance to dentists who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) of South Carolina or serve as full-time faculty at the MUSC College of Dental Medicine.
Geographic coverage: South Carolina
Application Deadline: Feb 15, 2015
Sponsor: South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Offers loan repayment to physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2015
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
Virginia State Loan Repayment Program
Offers educational loan repayment assistance to primary care clinicians in return for service in a medically underserved area of Virginia.
Geographic coverage: Virginia
Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2015
Sponsor: Virginia Department of Health