Local and National Loan Repayment Programs now accepting applications

National Health Service Corps Programs – application deadline: May 27, 2021

National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Programs – see this comparison page to decide which program is best for you.

NHSC Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Program - this program supports the recruitment and retention of health professionals needed in underserved areas to expand access to SUD treatment and prevent overdose deaths.

NHSC Loan Repayment Programs Application Online Q&A Sessions will take place on April 20 and May 4 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. ET. 

Massachusetts Loan Repayment Program- application deadline: May 21, 2021

Massachusetts State Loan Repayment Program - Loan repayment funds are available for a range of health professionals providing primary health care services such as substance use disorder (SUD) clinicians, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, mental health providers, oral health care providers, registered dental hygienists, and pharmacists.

The eligibility categories for SUD clinicians seeking educational loan repayment are being expanded. In addition to licensed LADCs (I and II) and certified CADCs (I and II), non-licensed practitioners with bachelor’s degrees who are working in addiction treatment and recovery services settings are eligible. We will also now include those practicing in residential settings, as well as outpatient settings. Please refer to the Program Guide for more information.