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Funding by Type: Loan Repayment Programs

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Nurse Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for registered nurses, nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, and nursing school faculty who agree to work at a Critical Shortage Facility or an eligible school of nursing.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2024
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Washington Health Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary care health professionals who agree to practice in a shortage area of Washington.
Geographic coverage: Washington
Application Deadline: Mar 8, 2024
Sponsor: Washington Student Achievement Council
Florida Nursing Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Loan repayment assistance for nursing personnel who agree to serve in areas of Florida where there are critical nursing shortages.
Geographic coverage: Florida
Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2024
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Alabama Board of Medical Scholarship Awards
Forgivable loans for students enrolled in an Alabama medical school who agree to practice primary care in a pre-approved medically underserved community in Alabama upon graduation.
Geographic coverage: Alabama
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: State of Alabama
Alaska Health Care Professionals Workforce Enhancement Program (SHARP – 3)
Direct incentive payments and loan repayment assistance for a wide range of healthcare professionals in exchange for working in an underserved area or with underserved populations in Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health
Alaska Supporting Health Care Access through Loan Repayment (SHARP-I)
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in exchange for working in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Alaska.
Geographic coverage: Alaska
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Alaska Department of Health
Delaware State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of Delaware for a minimum of 2 years.
Geographic coverage: Delaware
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delaware Health Care Commission
Hawaii Healthcare Education Loan Repayment Program (HELP)
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals in Hawaii in return for at least 2 years of service in rural and other medically underserved areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Hawaii State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain health professionals who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Hawaii.
Geographic coverage: Hawaii
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers
Illinois National Health Service Corps State Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurse midwives, dentists, and psychiatrists who agree to serve in a Health Professional Shortage Area of Illinois.
Geographic coverage: Illinois
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Illinois Center for Rural Health