NIH Loan Repayment Programs


The NIH offers Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) which may pay up to $35,000 of your qualified student loan debt per year for individuals conducting research in one of the five categories list below:

 

Eligibility


General eligibility requirements are as follows:

  • You must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • You must have a health professional doctoral degree (M.D., Ph.D., Pharm.D., Psy.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.P.M., D.C., N.D., O.D., D.V.M., or equivalent doctoral degree) from an accredited institution
  • You must have total qualified educational debt equal to or in excess of 20 percent of your institutional base salary at the time of award
  • You must engage in qualified research that represents 50 percent of your level of effort.
  • For complete details on eligibility, please review NIH Division of Loan Repayment Eligibility of Individuals

 

Deadlines and Contract Start Dates


  • New and Renewal Deadlines: September 1, 2014 - November 15, 2014
  • New Contracts Start: July 1, 2014

 

Assistance


The NIH provides information to assist you with the application process:

 

For complete information about this program, visit the NIH Division of Loan Repayment web site.

For questions, email Heather Kozik or call Heather at 414-955-4877 in the Department of Faculty Affairs.

 

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