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Massachusetts State 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.

Massachusetts Health Care Workforce Center, Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers
Aug 13, 2018

Ellen Hafer


The Massachusetts State Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance to primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area or a high need community of Massachusetts.

Applicants must agree to serve for 2 years full-time or 4 years half-time.


Eligible applicants have a current unrestricted license to practice in one of the following disciplines:

  • Physician (MD and DO)
  • Dentist (DDS and DMD)
  • Clinical or counseling psychologist
  • Health service psychologist
  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Licensed professional counselor
  • Marriage and family therapist
  • Mental health counselor
  • Advanced practice registered nurse
  • Physician assistant
  • Dental hygienist
  • Clinical pharmacist
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Healthcare professionals are eligible for up to $50,000 for a 2 year contract. Award amounts vary by discipline. Awards are never larger than the outstanding loan balance.

Application process

Links to application instructions and the application form are available on the program website.

Completed application packets should be mailed to:

Ellen Hafer
Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers, Inc. - MLRP -
40 Court Street, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02108-2212

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 · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Massachusetts

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