Program Details

​​​Loan Repayment is available in return for a service obligation in a Health Professions Shortage Area. The SLRP will pay for qualified government and commercial educational loans obtained for medical school tuition, reasonable educational expenses required by the medical school or training program, and/or reasonable living expenses.

Services must be provided in a HPSA for a minimum of (2) two years, (40) forty hours per week at an eligible facility within the state of West Virginia. Upon completion of the initial (2) two year obligation agreement, an awardee may re-apply to the SLRP for a (1) year extension. An awardee may receive a maximum of (2) one year extensions, upon completion they are no longer eligible for award under the SLRP.

Initial 2 Year Obligation: (UP TO:)
MD/DO/DDS - $50,000
PA/NP/PharmD - $40,000
BSN-RN - $25,000

Extension -  1 year (Available 2x) (UP TO:)
MD/DO/DDS - $25,000
PA/NP/PharmD - $20,000
BSN-RN - $12,500​

4 year Maximum awards: Up to $100,000 (Max. award determined by clinician discipline; see Program Guidelines​)