Application Cycle Opens for National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Program
Researchers can receive up to $35,000 annually to
help repay their student loans through the National Institute of Health (NIH)
Loan Repayment Program. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national
or permanent resident of the U.S. and must have a health professional doctoral
degree from an accredited institution. The program benefits individuals who are
or will be conducting nonprofit biomedical or behavioral research.
Opportunities are available for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds in
five research areas—clinical, pediatric, health disparities, contraception and
infertility, and clinical research. The application cycle opened on Sept. 1 and
will close on Nov. 15. Learn more at www.lrp.nih.gov.