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Rural Health
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.

Maryland State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) and Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP)
Loan repayment assistance for primary care physicians, physician assistants, and medical residents specializing in primary care who agree to practice in an underserved area of Maryland.
Geographic coverage: Maryland
Application Deadline: Apr 15, 2020
Sponsor: Maryland Department of Health
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder treatment in rural communities designated as Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for substance use disorder clinicians who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Apr 23, 2020
Sponsors: Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, National Health Service Corps, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Iowa Health Professional Recruitment Program (HPRP)
Loan repayment assistance for graduates of Des Moines University's osteopathic medicine, podiatric medicine, physical therapy, and physician assistant programs in exchange for agreeing to practice in a shortage area of Iowa.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2020
Sponsor: Des Moines University
New Mexico Health Professional Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for certain healthcare professionals who agree to practice in a medically underserved area of New Mexico.
Geographic coverage: New Mexico
Application Deadline: May 1, 2020
Sponsor: New Mexico Higher Education Department
Maine Dental Education Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment assistance for dentists who agree to practice in underserved areas of Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Application Deadline: May 30, 2020
Sponsor: Finance Authority of Maine
Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program (PELRP)
Loan repayment assistance for physicians who practice in Texas, with priority given to primary care physicians who practice in Health Professional Shortage Areas of the state.
Geographic coverage: Texas
Application Deadline: May 31, 2020
Sponsor: Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
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, 2020
Sponsor: Florida Department of Education
Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program
Loan repayment for undergraduate and graduate health professional educational loans in return for full-time clinical service in Indian Health Service programs.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Aug 15, 2020
Sponsors: Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services