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North Carolina 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.

North Carolina Office of Rural Health
Letter of Intent (Required): Oct 28, 2019
Application: Nov 6, 2019

Maya Sanders

Clint Cresawn

Karen Gliarmis


Offers loan repayment assistance to behavioral health professionals who provide primary and and behavioral/mental healthcare and agree to practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas in North Carolina.

Recipients of loan repayment must agree to a minimum 2-year service obligation in a primary care setting serving rural or underserved populations.


Qualifying disciplines:

  • Physician Assistant in Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Nurse Practitioner/ Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatrist (MD/DO)
  • Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Counselor
  • Psychiatric Nurse Specialist
  • Health Service Psychologist (Clinical and Counseling)

Qualifying Sites:

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
    • Community Health Centers (CHCs)
    • Migrant Health Centers
  • FQHC Look-A-Likes
  • Rural Health Clinics
  • Community Mental Health Facilities
  • Critical Access Hospitals
  • Health Department Clinics
Geographic coverage
North Carolina
Amount of funding

Offers up to $50,000 for a 2 year service agreement.

Application process

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

Complete the online eligibility questionnaire between October 21-28, 2019.

Eligible applicants will receive a link to the application, which must be submitted by November 6, 2019.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Critical Access Hospitals · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Primary care · Public health · Rural Health Clinics · North Carolina

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