Loan Repayment - Federal State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)- Currently, SLRP funds are not available, though we are still accepting applications, and will review and allocate federal dollars as they become available by the date that the applications are received!
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:
Community Memoranda of Understanding Form
SLRP Continuation Applications are presented in November, February, April or May, to the State Health Council meeting depending on your loan amount and the original contract dates. Use the forms below.
Please contact Bobbie Will for additional information and submission
of completed applications:
Bobbie Will, Manager
North Dakota Primary Care Office
Office of Public Health Systems and Performance
600 E Boulevard Ave., Dept 301
Bismarck, ND 58505
office: 701-328-4908 or fax: 701-328-4727