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New Mexico Health Professional 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.

New Mexico Higher Education Department
May 1, 2024



The New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program provides loan repayment assistance to certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of New Mexico.

Applicants must practice full-time and make a 3 year service commitment.

Preference is given to:

  • Professionals practicing in a federal Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)
  • Graduates from a New Mexico public post-secondary institution
  • Priority professions determined annually by an advisory committee

Applicants must be U.S. Citizens or permanent resident aliens and be residents of New Mexico that are licensed or certified to provide care in New Mexico. Eligible professions include:

  • Physicians (MD and DO), including pediatricians
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Advance practice nurses
  • Mental healthcare providers
  • Allied healthcare providers
  • Dentists

A full list of eligible health occupations is available on the program website.

Geographic coverage
New Mexico
Amount of funding

Award amounts are not specified. Funding decisions are made on a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Health Advisory Committee.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Allied health · Behavioral health workforce · Dental workforce · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics · Health occupations · Health workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Mental health · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Occupational therapy · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · New Mexico

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