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Montana State Loan Repayment Program

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services, Montana Primary Care Office
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Montana State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) of Montana.

Providers receiving loan repayment through this program must practice full-time in a federally designated HPSA for at least 2 years.


Eligible health professions include:

  • Physician (MD/DO) with specialty in:
    • Internal medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Pediatrics
    • Psychiatry
    • Obstetrics/gynecology
    • Family medicine/osteopathic general practice
  • Physician assistant or nurse practitioner with specialty areas:
    • Adult
    • Psychiatry/mental health
    • Family
    • Geriatrics
    • Pediatrics
    • Women's health
  • Primary care registered nurse
  • Certified nurse midwife
  • Psychiatric nurse specialist
  • Clinical or counseling psychologist
  • Licensed professional counselor
  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Dentist (DDS/DMD)
  • Registered dental hygienist
  • Pharmacist
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $37,500 per year for 2 years.

Application process

Links to frequently asked questions and the application forms are available on the program website.

Email completed applications to

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

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