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    Repayment/ North Dakota

Name of Program:

North Dakota Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program

Program Web site:


Designation (Fund Source):


Eligible Specialties:

Physicians (MD/DO)​, Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (DNP, NP), Clinical Psychologist (PhD)​ and Behavioral Health Professionals

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Must practice full-time (40 hours/week) for up to five years and must serve in areas of the state with a defined need for such services.

Who Can Apply:

Physicians (MD/DO) - Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrician, Obstetrics & Gynecology; Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (DNP, NP), Physician Assistant (PA), Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM); Clinical Psychologist (PhD)​; Behavioral Health Professionals - A licensed addiction counselor (LAC), A licensed professional counselor (LPC)​, A licensed social worker (LSW)​, A registered nurse (RN), A specialty practice registered nurse​, A behavioral analyst (BA)​


The 2021-2022 application cycle has closed.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

Physician - State Match $100,000 Community Match $50,000; APRN, PA - State Match $20,000 Community Match $2,000; Clinical Psychologist - State Match $60,000 Community Match $15,000; Behavioral Health - State Match $20,000 Community Match $2,000

How to Apply:

See website at http://www.med.und.edu/family-medicine/workforce.cfm on how to apply.

Additional Information/Comments:

Payments are made at the conclusion of each twelve month period of service directly to the lender.

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Mary Amundson,  Director, Office of Primary Care

Agency name:

University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences


Department of Family & Community Medicine, 501 North Columbia Road Stop 9037,
Grand Forks, ND 58202


(701) 777-4018


(701) 777-3849




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