AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program

The AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program helps to assure an adequate supply of trained researchers with respect to AIDS at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants who contractually agree to engage…

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…

Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

The program supports the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Intramural Research Program in recruiting and retaining health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds to conduct clinical research at the NIH by providing for the repayment of educational loans for…

Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program

The Contraception and Infertility Research Loan Repayment Program (CIR-LRP) is designed to provide an incentive for health professionals to work in areas of reproductive research directly related to contraceptive development and/or infertility diagnosis and…

Direct PLUS Loans

Direct PLUS Loans are unsubsidized loans for the parents of dependent students and for graduate/professional students. PLUS Loans help pay for education expenses up to the cost of attendance minus all other financial assistance. Interest is charged during all…

Education Loan Consolidation

Consolidation Loans are available to most borrowers of Federal education loans and come from one of two sources:
Direct Consolidation Loans are made by the U.S. Department of Education. You repay a Federal Consolidation Loan to the U.S. Department of…

Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds

The ECR-LRP is a congressionally mandated loan repayment program that was established by the Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services through the Director of NIH. The objective of the ECR-LRP is the recruitment and retention of highly qualified…

Federal Perkins Loan Program

Federal Perkins Loans help financially needy undergraduate and graduate students meet the cost of postsecondary education. The award is made by the school based on the availability of funds. A Federal Perkins Loan carries a fixed interest rate and must be repaid…

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an application used by virtually all two and four-year colleges, universities, and career schools for awarding Federal, state, and college-funded student aid.

Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Loan Repayment Program (LRP) awards up to $20,000 per year for the repayment of your qualified student loans in exchange for an initial two-year service obligation to practice full time at an Indian health program site.

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Loan Repayment Program

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) was mandated by Congress to develop a distinct loan repayment program to increase the pool of extramural researchers who conduct minority health disparities and other health disparities…

National Institutes of Health Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs)

National Institutes of Health (NIH) wants to encourage outstanding health professionals to pursue careers in biomedical, behavioral, social, and clinical research. If you commit at least two years to conducting qualified research funded by a domestic nonprofit…

Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program

To assist in the recruitment and retention of professional nurses dedicated to providing health care to underserved populations, the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program offers registered nurses substantial assistance to repay educational loans in exchange for…

Pediatric Research Loan Repayment Program

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.