State dental loan repayment program application and awards

 
  • Interested providers must apply using the Colorado Health Service Corps application.
  • Application cycles are open for the entire months of March and September each year.
  • Awards are granted to eligible applicants based on scoring rules set by the state Board of Health
 
Awards
  • Participants must agree to serve at the same site, serving underserved patients, for a term of two years.
  • Award amounts vary, based on numbers of Health First Colorado (Medicaid), CHP+ and/or uninsured patients seen each month.
  • For dentists:
    • $50,000 if you see 80 or more underserved patients per month.
    • $37,500 if you see 60-79 underserved patients per month.
    • $25,000 if you see 20-59 underserved patients per month.
  • For dental hygienists:
    • $12,000 if you see 80 or more underserved patients per month.
    • $8,000 if you see 60-79 underserved patients per month.
    • $6,000 if you see 20-59 underserved patients per month.