NIMHD Loan Repayment Program

NIMHD Loan Repayment Program

The NIMHD Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is now open for applications and invites qualified health professionals with doctoral degrees to apply to its 2019 application cycle:

Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research

Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

The LRP offers loan repayment awards of up to $35,000 of a recipient’s qualified educational debt annually, in return for a commitment to engage in NIMHD and NIH-mission relevant health disparities or clinical research in non-federal research settings for at least two years. 

The objectives of the congressionally established programs are to:

  1. Increase the pool of highly qualified researchers who conduct health disparities research
  2. Recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds into clinical research careers. 

Please apply early for this funding opportunity. Applications must be submitted by 8:00 PM EST on November 15, 2018.