Loan Repayment - Federal State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)- Currently accepting applications although no federal funds are available at this time. When funds are available, we will allocate federal dollars by eligibility and application date.
The purpose of this program is to form a partnership between the federal government (HRSA) and the State of North Dakota Department of Health to aid in the placement of health care professionals in areas of greatest need at public and nonprofit private sites.
Physicians: Allopathic Medicine and Osteopathic Medicine in the following specialties: Family Medicine, General Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Geriatrics, and Psychiatry
Dentistry: General and Pediatric Dentists and Registered Dental Hygienists
Advanced Practice Clinicians: Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants (specializing in adult, family, pediatrics, psychiatry/mental health, geriatrics, or women's health), Psychiatric Nurse Specialists, and Certified Nurse Midwives
Mental/Behavioral Health: Health Service Psychologists (Clinical and Counseling), Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists
Nursing: Registered Nurses
Pharmacy: Registered Pharmacists
Provider Selection includes the following criteria:
The program is administered by the North Dakota Department of Health.
Applicant must practice two years at one of the following sites (only public and nonprofit private sites are eligible) :
SLRP applications are accepted in date order year round with awards issued based on qualifying criteria and availability of funds.
Federal/State Loan Repayment Program:
SLRP Continuation Applications are presented in November, February, April or May, to the State Health Council meeting depending on loan amount and the original contract dates. Use the forms below.
NOTE: If you have difficulty accessing the PDF forms above, please verify you have a current version of Adobe Reader installed on your computer. We also strongly recommend the use of the Internet Explorer 11 as your browser. The Microsoft Edge browser is not supported at this time. We do have browser instructions for Chrome and Firefox at https://www.nd.gov/eforms/.
You may also right-click the form link and choose Save Target As to save, complete and send the form on your desktop.
Please contact Bobbie Will for additional information and submission
of completed applications:
Bobbie Will, Director
North Dakota Primary Care Office
Office of Public Health Systems and Performance
600 E Boulevard Ave., Dept 301
Bismarck, ND 58505-0200
office: 701-328-4908 or fax: 701-328-4727