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Nurse Educator Loan Repayment program


The Nurse Educator Loan Repayment program (NELR) application will reopen in January 2024. NELR is administered by WSAC's Washington Health Corps. Washington has a shortage of nurse educators. NELR is designed to address the need with an incentive to enter the nursing education field. Apply here.


  • Nurse educators who teach and are faculty members for an approved nursing program are eligible for NELR.
  • "Nurse educator" is defined as an individual with an advanced nursing degree beyond a bachelor's degree.
  • An advance degree includes, but is not limited to, a Master of Nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.
  • Review the NELR guide before applying

Application info: 

For more info please contact the Washington Health Corps:  |  888-535-0747, option 5

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