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Minnesota Nurse in Long Term Care Loan Forgiveness 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.

Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Jan 15, 2021

Angela Lofgren


The Minnesota Nurse in Nursing Homes Loan Forgiveness Program offers loan repayment assistance to students in Registered Nurse (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) programs or currently licensed RNs/LPNs who agree to practice in long-term care in Minnesota.


RN and LPN students, as well as currently licensed RNs and LPNs are eligible to apply.

Participants are required to serve a minimum of 2 years with the option to extend 2 additional years in:

  • Nursing homes
  • Housing with services establishment
  • Home care
  • Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) for persons with developmental disabilities
  • Hospital if it owns/operates a licensed nursing home (must work 50% time in nursing home)
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $6,000 per year with a maximum of $24,000.

Application process

Application guidelines are available on the program website.

Apply using the online grants portal.

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Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Long-term care · Nurses · Minnesota

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