Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program (HPLAP)
Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
Through the Health Professions Loan Assistance Program
(HPLAP), primary care providers can apply for loan
repayment assistance in return for agreeing to serve in a
Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) for a period of
The program is also open to physicians and psychiatrists
who work in rural areas that are not designated HPSAs.
Healthcare professionals who may apply include:
- Primary care physicians
- Family medicine
- General internal medicine
- General pediatricians
- Physician assistants
- Certified nurse midwives
- Nurse practitioners
- Dental hygienists
Amount of funding
Physicians, dentists, obstetricians, and psychiatrists
are eligible to receive up to $50,000.
Physician assistants, certified nurse midwives, nurse
practitioners, and dental hygienists are eligible to
receive up to $25,000.
Physicians and psychiatrists who practice in an rural
community may be eligible for up to an additional $50,000
in funds through the Rural Physician Loan Assistance
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Wisconsin
For complete information about funding programs, including your
application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided
for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes
or monitor application status.