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Name of Program:

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

All health professions are eligible to apply to the LRP. However, physicians and nurses have historically received the highest priority for selection into the program.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Award recipients agree to a two-year service commitment to practice in health facilities serving American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Who Can Apply:

U.S. Citizens; and must have a degree in medicine, osteopathy, dentistry or other health profession.


Now accepting applications for the FY 2023 award year. The deadline for our monthly award cycles are the 15th of every month.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

The LRP awards up to $20,000 per year.

How to Apply:

The LRP Application Handbook contains a complete set of forms and step-by-step instructions to help you prepare your application. Please see website.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Jackie Santiago,  Chief for Loan Repayment Program

Agency name:

Indian Health Service


801 Thompson Avenue, TMP Suite 450A,
Rockville, MD 20852


(301) 443-3396


(301) 443-4815




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