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Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program
The Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program is to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals as clinical investigators. In exchange for a two-year commitment to your clinical research career, the National Institute of Health (NIH) will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified educational debt and pay an additional 39 percent of the repayments to cover your Federal taxes.
General Program Requirements
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a U.S. citizen (or U.S. national or permanent resident) and have a M.D., Ph.D., Psy. D., Pharm. D., D.O., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.P.M., D.C., N.D., O.D., D.V.M., or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited institution.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
To prepare for the application, please visit the Loan Repayment Program Application page.