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West Virginia State Loan Repayment Program

West Virginia Division of Rural Health & Recruitment
Sep 15, 2017

Karen Pauley


The West Virginia State Loan Repayment Program offers loan repayment assistance to primary care health professionals who agree to practice in a Health Professional Shortage Area of West Virginia.

Applicants must agree to a minimum 2 year service contract, with a maximum of 4 years.


Eligible professions include:

  • Primary care physicians
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Physician assistants
  • Nurse midwives
  • Dentists
Geographic coverage
West Virginia
Amount of funding

Applicants can receive up to $40,000 for the initial 2 year commitment. Recipients may then apply for an additional 2 years at the rate of $25,000 per year.

Application process

For application information, contact Karen Pauley:

Tagged as
Dental workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Oral health · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · West Virginia

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