ND Dental Loan Repayment Program

The Dental Loan Repayment program is a state financed and administered program designed to attract dentists to North Dakota to practice in areas of need.  The focus of the program is to encourage new dental school graduates to practice in North Dakota.  Each dentist selected may receive up to $80,000 to repay educational loans.  Each dentist selected must practice four years in a selected community or communities.  Three dentists may be selected each year   Preference is given to dentists who will serve in rural under served areas.

Application deadline:

  • Applications are due March 15th.
  • State Health Council Reviews by April 30.
  • Contracts signed and returned June 30.

North Dakota State Loan Repayment Program brochure.

Mary Amundson, MA, Assistant Professor
Primary Care Office & Interprofessional Education
University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences
Department of Family & Community Medicine
501 North Columbia Road - Stop 9037
Grand Forks, ND 58202
Phone 701-777-4018
Fax: 701-777-3849