Eligibility

Am I Eligible?

To be eligible for the SLRN Program, nurses must meet the following criteria:

  • Submitted an initial application on or before the application deadline of March 1, 2022
  • Be licensed through the PA Department of State
  • Be a resident of PA (as of the date of application and annual loan relief payments)
  • Work in a PA qualifying nursing facility (employment must have begun prior to December 31, 2021)

    NOTE: A qualified nursing facility is defined as a practice site located within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania that provides nursing care directly to patients.

  • Performed job-related duties that were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Worked at least a combined 1,250 hours across the qualifying 12-month calendar year
  • Have outstanding qualifying student loan debt (as of the date of application and the annual loan relief payments)

Have Questions About Your Eligibility?

Please review the eligibility section of the frequently asked questions.