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Kansas State Loan Repayment Program

Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Ashley Templin


The Kansas State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) offers eligible health professionals an opportunity to receive assistance with the repayment of their qualified educational loans in exchange for a minimum 2-year commitment to provide healthcare services at an eligible site in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

Fact sheet


To be eligible for an award, health professionals must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national, have a current permanent license, and commit to provide healthcare services at a public or nonprofit private entity located in a federally designated HPSA. The practice site is required to maintain an open door to all residents, regardless of their pay source or ability to pay.

A complete list of eligible healthcare professionals and award amounts by year is available on the award amounts tab on the program website.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Physicians and dentists are eligible to receive up to $25,000 annually for repayment of outstanding educational debt. All other eligible health professionals may receive up to $20,000 annually.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, the application, and other forms are all available on the program website.

Applications are accepted year-round and reviewed quarterly. Completed application packets should be mailed to:

State Loan Repayment Program
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Bureau of Community Health Systems
1000 SW Jackson, Suite 340
Topeka, KS 66612-1365

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 · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Kansas

Organizations (1)

  • Kansas Office of Primary Care & Rural Health, view details

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