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    Repayment/ Kentucky

Name of Program:

Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):

50/50 Federal Funds and Other Non-Federal Sources

Eligible Specialties:

Physicians (MD or DO); Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners; Certified Nurse Midwives; Mental Health Professionals, Dental Professionals, Registered Dental Hygienists; Pharmacists, Registered Nurses

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Professionals make a two-year commitment to practice full-time for an eligible sponsoring organization in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

Who Can Apply:

Must be a U.S. citizen. Must be Kentucky licensed or certified to practice his/her profession.


The application window for the Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program (KSLRP) has closed.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Total funding limits for a two year commitment vary by profession, as follows: Physicians, Dentists, and Pharmacists: $80,000; PAs, NPs, and Behavioral Health Practitioners: $40,000; RNs and Registered Dental Hygienists: $20,000

How to Apply:

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Michael McGill,  Program Coordinator

Agency name:

Kentucky State Office of Rural Health


750 Morton Boulevard,
Hazard, KY 41701


(606) 439-3557





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