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Delaware State Loan Repayment Program

Delaware Health Care Commission
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Delaware State Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of Delaware.

Applicants must agree to practice for a minimum of 2 years, and are eligible for up to 4 years of funding.


The following healthcare professions are eligible to apply:

Advanced disciplines:

  • Allopathic medicine
  • Osteopathic medicine
  • General and pediatric dentistry

Mid-level disciplines:

  • Certified nurse-midwife
  • Heath services psychologist
  • Licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselors
  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Licensed professional counselor
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Nurse practitioner
  • Pharmacist
  • Physician's assistant
  • Psychiatric nurse specialist
  • Registered dental hygienist
  • Registered nurse
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Awards are based on practitioner level and a quantitative evaluation of the application. See the table on the program website.

Application process

Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed twice per year. Links to the application and required forms are available on the application package page.

Completed applications may be submitted by:

Delaware Health Care Commission
Margaret O'Neil Building
410 Federal Street - Suite 7
Dover, DE 19901



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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 · Public health · Delaware

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