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Missouri Health Professional Nursing Student Loans

Missouri Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis



Missouri Nursing Student Loans offers forgivable loans to students pursuing careers as licensed practical nurses or professional nurses. Applicants must agree to practice in an underserved area upon completion of education.

Loans are forgiven at the rate of one year of service per year of loan.


Nursing students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, post-graduate, and doctoral training in Missouri are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding
  • LPN students: $2,500
  • Professional nursing students: $5,000
Application process

A link to the application form is available on the program website.

Applications are accepted throughout the year with selections made in May and June.

Submit completed applications by mail to:

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
Office of Primary Care and Rural Health
Nurse Student Loan Program
PO Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570

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Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Missouri

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.