The Nursing Education Loan Program is a program to encourage nurses to practice in the state of ND after a nursing program completion. Awards are offered by degree type while the recipient is enrolled a nursing program. A nurse must be enrolled in a ND program or licensed in the state of ND in order to be eligible for a loan. If the nurse is employed in the state of ND after program completion, the loan may be repaid or forgiven with employment credit at 1.00 per hour. A nurse who does not complete the program or leaves the state after program completion must repay the loan with monetary payments plus interest.