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North Dakota Federal State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

North Dakota Department of Health
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Kalee Werner


The North Dakota Federal/State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) provides loan repayment assistance to certain medical professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of North Dakota.

Sites must provide matching funds. Recipients must agree to a minimum 2-year service agreement.


Eligible professions include:

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Dental Hygienists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • Physician Assistants
  • Psychiatric Nurse Specialists
  • Health Service Psychologists (Clinical and Counseling)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers
  • Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Pharmacists
Geographic coverage
North Dakota
Amount of funding

Applicants may receive up to $50,000/year for a 2-year commitment (site provides 1:1 match).

Application process

A link to the eligibility quiz is available on the program website.

SLRP applications are accepted year round and reviewed in order of date received. Awards are issued based on qualifying criteria and availability of funds.

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 · Nurses · Oral health · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Pharmacy workforce · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Public health · North Dakota

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