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Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program

Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

Dr. Kelley Withy


The Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) offers eligible health professionals an opportunity to receive assistance with the repayment of their qualified educational loans in exchange for a minimum 2-year commitment to provide healthcare services at an eligible site in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).


Eligible applicants are United States citizens or U.S. nationals with an unrestricted license to practice in Hawaii. Eligible professions include:

  • Primary care physicians
  • Primary care advanced practice nurse practitioners
  • Certified nurse midwives
  • Primary care physician assistants
  • Health service psychologists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Licensed professional counselors
  • Marriage and family therapists

Primary care specialties include:

  • Family medicine
  • Internal medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Obstetrics/gynecology and women's health
  • Geriatrics
  • Psychiatry and mental health
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Funding amounts vary. Loan repayment dollars committed by sponsoring organizations are matched 1:1 with Hawaii SLRP funds.

Application process

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

The completed application may be faxed to 808.692.1258 or mailed to

Hawaii Pacific Basin AHEC
651 Ilalo St MEB 224M
Honolulu, HI 96813-5525

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Primary care · Hawaii

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.