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Michigan Kids Now 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.

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 23, 2023

Reanna Kathawa


The Michigan Kids Now Loan Repayment Program (MKN LRP) is a medical education debt repayment program for healthcare providers to practice in underserved areas in Michigan. Eligible providers will receive student loan repayment for providing mental health services in eligible nonprofit practice sites or public school-based systems for at least 2 years.


Eligible applicants are school-based and community-based providers that are working on a full-time basis at an approved eligible practice site.

Eligible providers include:

  • Psychiatrist (MD or DO)
  • Psychiatric Nurse Specialist
  • Psychologist
  • Social Worker (MSW)
  • Professional Counselor
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Board Certified Behavioral Analyst (BCBA)
  • Board Certified Assistant Behavioral Analyst (BCABA)
  • Case Manager
  • Supports Coordinator
  • Wrap Around Specialist
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $200,000 over a period of up to 8 years

Initial 2-year agreement amounts are determined by dividing the amount of eligible debt, up to the $200,000 maximum, by the 8 years of eligible program participation and multiplying by 2.

Application process

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

Applications will be accepted during a short window between July 18th, 2022 and July 29th, 2022.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Children and youth · Families · Loans, loan repayment, and loan forgiveness for health careers · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physicians · Schools · Michigan

Organizations (1)

  • Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, view details

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