Ease Educational Debt Through Loan Repayment Programs

Funding News Edition: July 20, 2022
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Chances are you have accrued educational debt on the way to being a health professional. If you need help in easing some of that debt, consider the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs).

To be eligible, you must be a doctoral-level clinician or researcher who’s committed to conducting NIH-qualified clinical research. If NIH approves your application, we will repay up to $50,000 each year toward your qualified educational debt, as explained in Eligibility & Programs.

NIAID supports the following LRPs:

LRP Resources and Links

Application and Contact Information

You must have an eRA Commons ID to submit your LRP application. Submit your application electronically through the NIH LRP website. This year’s application window begins on September 1, 2022, and ends November 17, 2022.

Find more application instructions and details at NIAID Loan Repayment Programs.

For additional assistance contact the LRP Information Center at 866-849-4047 or lrp@nih.gov. For more information about NIAID’s participation in LRPs, contact AITrainingHelpDesk@niaid.nih.gov or 301-594-5945.

You may also follow the NIH Division of Loan Repayment on Twitter and Facebook to get more information and cycle updates.

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