NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

National Institutes of Health/NIH
Type Loan Forgiveness
Amount $35k - 70k
Duration 2 YearsSee website for more details.

Description

The Clinical Research LRP for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds is a vital component of our nation’s efforts to attract health professionals to careers in clinical research. In exchange for a two-year commitment to your research career, NIH will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified repayable educational debt, pay an additional 39% of the repayments to cover your Federal taxes, and may reimburse state taxes that result from these payments.

 

Eligible applicant must have an MD, D.O., DDS DMD, DPM, DVM, PhD, AND/BSN or equivalent degree; have total qualifying debt in excess of 20% of annual NIH salary. Qualifying fellows must hold a two-year appointment at the NIH beginning in July of 2006.

Other Restrictions

Eligible applicant must have an MD, DO, DDS DMD, DPM, DVM, PhD, AND/BSN or equivalent degree; have total qualifying debt in excess of 20% of annual NIH salary.

More Information

http://www.lrp.nih.gov/about_the_programs/clinical_disadv_backgrounds.aspx

Marc Horowitz, J.D., Director
National Institutes of Health/NIH
2 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-0230
Phone: 800-528-7689
Fax: 301-480-5481
Email: Irp@nih.gov