Virtual Q&A Session about STAR LRP
Top 5 Questions About STAR LRP – Answered!
Who is eligible for Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)?
To be eligible for the STAR LRP (6-year) award, you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen (born or naturalized), U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident.
- Have a current, health professional license, certificate, registration or credentials in the discipline in which you are applying to serve;
- Be working at STAR LRP-approved facility
See a full list of eligible disciplines.
Is my site STAR LRP-approved?
A list of STAR LRP sites can be found on the Health Workforce Connector. If your site is not already STAR LRP-approved, it may be eligible if the site is located in either a:
- A Mental Health Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), or
- Check the mental health HPSA at your site here.
- A county where the overdose mortality rate is higher than the national average.
Where can I find the overdose mortality rate for my county/site?
Please check out this spreadsheet to see if your county meets this requirement.
How long does it take for a site to become STAR LRP-approved?
It typically takes about 3 days to update a site’s status if a site is an eligible entity. However, this may take additional time if information is needed from the site.
How do I apply?
Check out this series of YouTube tutorials on how to apply to STAR LRP!
Accepting applications through July 7, 7:30 p.m. ET. Visit STAR LRP for more information.