Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health Professionals
Nebraska Office of Rural Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Nebraska Loan Repayment Program for Rural Health
Professionals offers loan repayment assistance to certain
healthcare professionals who agree to practice between
2-4 years in a state-designated shortage area of
To be eligible, students must be Nebraska residents, have
a non-provisional license, and not be in residency
Eligible specialties, areas, and facilities may be found
Amount of funding
- $180,000 - $200,000 for doctors and dentists
- $90,000 - $100,000 for other professions
The local entity must agree to provide a 50% match per
The actual amount awarded will depend on the health
practitioner's student loans, the local entity's local
match, and the availability of state funds.
The contract period is 3 years for one program, and 2
years with a possible 1-2 year extension for the other.
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Health workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Maternal health and prenatal care · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Occupational therapy · Oral health · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Surgery · Nebraska
For complete information about funding programs, including your
application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided
for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes
or monitor application status.