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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.


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 $25,000 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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