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    Maryland Loan Repayment Programs

    Maryland Loan Repayment Program

    *** Appl​ication Cycle opens March 1, 2024. ***

    See links below for Application documents including Instructions.​

    Information Session on March 8, 2024, 12-1:30pm

    Office Hours for Question and Answers begin on March 11.

    (See Question and Answers link below to see all sessions.)

    Throughout Maryland, healthcare professionals work diligently every day to meet the varied healthcare needs of all Marylanders, however, workforce shortages persist and create challenges to supporting healthcare access across the state.  To address these challenges, the Maryland Loan Repayment Programs (MLRP) aim to improve the recruitment and retention of the health professional workforce, especially in areas of Maryland experiencing health professional shortages.

    The Maryland Loan Repayment Programs (MLRP) offer higher education loan repayment assistance to health professionals including physicians, physician assistants, medical residents, nurses, and nursing support staff. These professionals have the opportunity to practice in areas of healthcare professional shortages in exchange for loan repayment assistance.  These programs, including the State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP), the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program (MLARP) for Physicians and Physician Assistants, and the MLARP for Nurses and Nursing Support Staff, are funded via Federal and state-level resources.  MLRP is given the authority to administer the MLARP Funds via Article - Health - General §§ 24-1701 through 1708 and §§ 24–1901 through 1906, Annotated Code of Maryland.  The programs are administered by the Maryland Department of Health (MDH).

    MLRP also facilitates legislatively established workgroups as assigned: 


    Interested in Becoming a Maryland Loan Repayment Program Participant?

    MLRP offers participants educational loan repayment assistance in exchange for a service obligation at an eligible practice site.  Find links to details regarding the application, award, and participation processes below. Eligibility criteria and the number of awards possible can change from year-to-year based on authorizing legislation and funding availability.  Check this webpage frequently for updates.  To sign up to receive Workforce Listserv updates, including about the Maryland Loan Repayment Programs, click here.

    To learn more about MLRP eligibility, participation, and the application process, see the links below:​

     Application Process

    Office of Health Care Workforce
    Maryland Department of Health
    201 W. Preston Street, 4th Floor
    Baltimore, MD 21201​
    Phone: 410-767-6123​
    MDH.LoanRepaymentPrograms@maryland.gov ​

    Last updated: 02-29-2024