Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program

Managing AgencyU.S. Department of Health and Human Serviceshttp://www.hhs.gov/ 
Program Description

In exchange for a two-year commitment to your research career, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will repay up to $35,000 per year of your qualified repayable 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., DVM or equivalent doctoral degree from an accredited institution.

Loan Terms
Your Next Steps
The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application Process

The NIH Extramural LRP application cycle is open from September 1 through November 15 each year. If the cycle is open please visit the Loan Repayment Program Application page to begin your application.

Program Contact Information

For more information about the NIH Office of Loan Repayment, contact the LRP HelpDesk: 1-866-849-4047 or lrp@nih.gov

You may also visit the Division of Loan Repayment website for more information.

For more information about the NIH Office of Loan Repayment, contact the LRP HelpDesk:1-866-849-4047lrp@nih.gov