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    Repayment/ Tennessee

Name of Program:

Tennessee State Loan Repayment Program (TSLRP)

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Primary care physicians (MD or DO), dentists, advanced practice nurses, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants, primary care behavioral and mental health psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse specialists, licensed clinical social workers, health service psychologists, marriage and family therapists, and licensed professional counselors.

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

TSLRP provides educational loan repayment to qualified primary care practitioners in exchange for an initial 2 year service obligation to practice full-time or part-time at an ambulatory public, non-profit or private non-profit primary care site located in a federally designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA).

Who Can Apply:

Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Certified Nurse Mid-Wife, Physician Assistant, Pharmacist, General Practice, Pediatric Dentist, Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Nurse Specialist, Health Service Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage & Family Therapist or Licensed Professional Counselor


Application cycle is closed.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Eligible applicants can receive a maximum of up to $50,000 for an initial 2-year service obligation.

How to Apply:

See website on how to apply

Additional Information/Comments:

TSLRP award amounts are determined by annual funding availability which may cause variations in the final award amount from year-to-year.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Tresea  Donelson,  TSLRP Coordinator

Agency name:

Tennessee Dept of Health


State Office of Rural Health & Health Access, Andrew Johnson Tower, 2nd Floor, 710 James Robertson Parkway,
Nashville, TN 37243


(615) 532-0195





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