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Maine Dental Education Loan Repayment 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.

Finance Authority of Maine
May 31, 2022



The Maine Dental Education Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice general dentistry in underserved areas of Maine.


Eligibility requirements include:

  • Maine resident (for purposes other than education) for 2 years prior to matriculation at a dental school
  • Admitted to a program of dentistry for a first dental degree leading to a DDS or DMD at an accredited institution
  • Shows an interest in practicing primary dental care in an underserved population area in Maine and in serving patients regardless of their ability to pay
  • Demonstrates financial need
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding
  • Up to $20,000 per year and up to $80,000 total, if the first program loan was received prior to December 31, 2019
  • Up to $25,000 per year and up to $100,000 total, if the first program loan was received after January 1, 2020

Participants must enter into an agreement requiring an initial 2 year commitment, which is renewable for an additional 2 years.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, the application checklist, and the online application are available on the program website.

A FAFSA must also be filed by May 31, 2022.

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Oral health · Maine

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