NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRP) – Application Cycle Now Open

Department administrators, please share with interested faculty:

As of September 1, 2018, the application cycle for NIH’s Loan Repayment Program is now open. For those unfamiliar, this program provides up to $35,000 a year of educational debt assistance over two years in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research. Of the eight available programs, five are open to non-NIH-employed individuals:

  • Clinical Research
  • Pediatric Research
  • Health Disparities Research
  • Contraception and Infertility Research
  • Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

Please note that the VUMC Administrative Official for the LRP application is Robert Dow.

The application cycle is open until November 15, 2018. For more information please visit the NIH website.