Montana State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)

The 2021 Montana SLRP application cycle will be open October 1st through December 31stvia the online application portal.

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The Montana State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP) is a competitive incentive program for primary care providers working at approved NHSC practice sites in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). A 1:1 matching program, SLRP is funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and matched with State and community funds. Matching funds can also be contributed by a Providers site, for more information regarding this option please contact the Montana PCO office.

Awarded Providers can receive up to $15,000 a year with their initial 2-year service obligation for full time providers, and 4 year service obligation for part time providers with award priority going to those working full time. Providers may qualify for up to two 1-year continuations beyond their initial service obligation, contingent on the on provider's remaining eligible loan debt amount, and availability of program funds at time of the continuation application submission.

Interested Providers must be:

  • A US citizen at the time their SLRP application is submitted; AND
  • Contracted to begin working or already working at an approved practice site; AND
  • Providing primary care services in an outpatient ambulatory care setting.

Eligible Provider Types: 

  • Physician (MD/DO) with the following specialty:
    • Internal Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Pediatrics
    • Psychiatry
    • Obstetrics/Gynecology
    • Family Medicine (Osteopathic General Practice)
  • Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with the following specialty:
    • Adult
    • Psychiatry/ mental health
    • Family
    • Geriatrics
    • Pediatrics
    • Women’s health
  • Primary Care Registered Nurse
  • Certified Nurse Midwife
  • Psychiatrist (MD/DO)
  • Psychiatric Nurse Specialist
  • Clinical or Counseling Psychologist
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Dentist (DDS/DMD)
  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Pharmacist

To ensure Site eligibly please review the NHSC approved site list found on


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