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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:

  • Allopathic Medicine
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Physician Assistant
  • Health Service Psychologist
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Psychiatric Nurse Specialist
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselors licensed/credentialed/certified by their state of practice that meet educational requirements and master's degree requirement
  • Allied healthcare workers, including physical therapists/technicians, ultrasound technicians/technologists, and genetic counselors
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 when applications are being accepted.

Completed applications may be submitted by:

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


Tagged as
Alcohol use · Allied health · Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Illicit drug use · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Maternal health and prenatal care · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Physical therapy · Physician assistants · Physicians · Prescription drug misuse · Primary care · Substance use and misuse · Hawaii

Organizations (1)

  • Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers, view details

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.