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Virginia State Loan Repayment Program

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Virginia Department of Health
Mar 31, 2024

Valencia Hines

Olivette Burroughs


The Virginia State Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance for eligible healthcare providers who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) in a qualified field of practice in Virginia.

Recipients must agree to practice full-time for a minimum of 2 years at an eligible site.


Eligible professions include:

  • Doctors of allopathic and osteopathic medicine
  • General, geriatric, and pediatric dentists
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Certified nurse midwives
  • Physician assistants
  • Registered dental hygienists
  • Registered nurses
  • Pharmacists working at:
    • Health departments
    • Clinics
    • Health centers
    • Long-term care facilities
  • Mental health professionals:
    • Health service psychologists
    • Licensed clinical social workers
    • Marriage and family therapists
    • Licensed professional counselors
    • Alcohol and abuse counselors
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Awards must be matched by the practice site. Up to $140,000 is available over 4 years.

Consult the application guidelines for specific award amounts.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Virginia

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