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Name of Program:

DC Health Professional Loan Repayment Program (HPLRP)

Program Web site:

https://dchealth.dc.gov/service/dc-health-professional-loan-repayment-program-hplrp

Designation (Fund Source):

Federal/State

Eligible Specialties:

Physicians (MD, DO), Dentists (DDS), Dental hygienists, Registered nurses, Advanced practice nurses, Physician assistants, Clinical social workers, Clinical psychologists, and Professional counselors

Service Requirements (formerly Service Stipulation):

Practice full-time (40 hours/week) for a minimum of two years at a certified HPLRP site.

Who Can Apply:

US Citizen or National, practice (or propose to practice) primary medical, dental or mental health at a certified HPLRP site, have no other health professional service obligation.

Deadline(s):

The Health Professional Loan Repayment Program application cycle is now closed.

Repayment/Scholarship terms:

Amount of repayment per year of service:

In exchange for a commitment to practice full-time at a facility located at a certified Service Obligation Site (SOS), the District will provide loan repayment benefits of up to $ 145,232 over four years for MD/DO and DDS providers and $79,876 for all other eligible providers.

How to Apply:

Application forms are available on the program website. Applications are accepted only during the application period.

Additional Information/Comments:

Contact person(s):

Name, title:

Ginger Pierce,  Program Coordinator

Agency name:

DC Department of Health

Address:

899 North Capitol Street, NE, 3rd Floor,
Washington, DC 20002

Phone:

(202) 442-5892

FAX:

(202) 442-4947

E-Mail:

hplrp@dc.gov

   
   
 

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