Skip to main content
An official website of the United States government
Building icon
The .gov means it's official
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you’re on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser’s address (or “location”) bar.
Lock icon
This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that’s been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted — in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program

undefined 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.

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.

undefined Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program?


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.

undefined Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program?


Not applicable

N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A

undefined Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program?


To prepare for the application, please visit the Loan Repayment Program Application page.


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.