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Rural Community Loan Repayment Program
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Rural Community Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is for providers working
to combat the opioid epidemic in the nation's rural communities.
The NHSC Rural Community LRP will make loan repayment awards in coordination with the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program from the
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy. This will provide evidence-based substance use treatment, assist in
recovery, and prevent overdose deaths across the nation.
Who Is Eligible?
Eligible clinicians enjoy the following benefits in exchange for providing substance use disorder and opioid use
disorder treatment services at rural NHSC-approved substance use disorder (SUD) treatment facilities.
Psychiatric nurse specialists
Health service psychologists
Licensed clinical social workers
Marriage and family therapists
Licensed professional counselors
Certified registered nurse anesthetists
Eligible clinicians may receive up to $100,000 for 3 years full-time service or $50,000 for 3 years