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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:
- Increase the pool of highly qualified researchers who conduct health disparities research
- 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.