What loan repayment programs are available?
Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP) and State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) provide loan repayment assistance to primary care physicians and physician assistants in the fields of family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, and general psychiatry.
Awards are up to $25,000 per year for a two-year commitment. Applications are accepted in the spring and fall. You can get more information at
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Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program provides loan repayment assistance to physician assistants, social workers, nurses, and nurse practitioners. Awards can be up to $10,000 a year for a three-year commitment.
Applications are accepted July through September. More information is available at:
What are the loan repayment eligibility requirements?
United States citizen or U.S. National;
Valid unrestricted license to practice in the State of Maryland;
Full-time employment at eligible practice site;
No existing or unserved obligation for any other loan repayment program;
Existing higher education loan debt in good standing; and
Other requirements as outlined in the eligibility criteria.
Tax Credit and Loan Repayment Informational Flyer
Whom can I contact if I need more information on Loan Repayment?
Temi Oshiyoye, MPH.
Director, State Office of Rural Health
Office of Population Health Improvement
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
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