Research Funding

NIH loan repayment programs

The 2013 application cycle for the National Institutes of Health’s Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) is open. The LRPs repay, up to $35,000 annually, the outstanding student loans of researchers who are or will be conducting nonprofit biomedical or behavioral research. Opportunities are available in five research areas: clinical, pediatric, health disparities, contraception and infertility and clinical research for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. The application deadline is Nov. 15, 2012. For more information and to access the online application, visit the LRP website.