Wisconsin Dental Health Professions Loan Assistant Program (Dental Hygienists)

Federal Government and State of Wisconsin
Type Loan Forgiveness
Amount $25,000Student may receive up to 25000 towards loan repayment.
Duration 3 YearsSee website for more details on funding dates and deadlines.


The Wisconsin Health Professions Loan Assistance Program (HPLAP) was established to assist rural and underserved communities in recruiting and retaining primary care health and dental professionals. Dental care providers who agree to work in federally designated shortage area are eligible for up to $50,000 in education loan repayment assistance through this competitive program.

The HPLAP has two funding sources, with slightly different criteria. One portion of the program is funded solely by State funds and another portion uses federal funds. Most of the specifications for the awards provided under these two funding sources are the same.


    Other Restrictions

    Eligible Dental Hygienists must have graduated from an accredited school of Dental Hygiene

    More Information


    Kevin Jacobson
    Wisconsin Office of Rural Health
    Federal Government and State of Wisconsin
    310 N. Midvale Blvd., Suite 301
    Madison, WI 53705
    Phone: 800-385-0005
    Email: kmjacobson@wisc.edu