NIH Repays Your Student Loans – CTSA Program Webinar

NIH Repays Your Student Loans

An in-depth overview of the NIH’s Loan Repayment Programs
Ericka Boone, Ph.D. Director,
Division of Loan Repayment
National Institutes of Health

An in-depth overview of the NIH Loan Repayment Program from the Division of Loan Repayment Director, Dr. Erika Boone. The NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) are a set of programs established by Congress designed to recruit and retain highly qualified health professionals into biomedical or biobehavioral research centers. The NIH LRPs pay up to $35,000 annually of qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research.  Applicants must hold an 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-level degree (except for the Contraception & Infertility Research LRP).  The NIH LRPs will accept applications from September 1-November 15.

For more information, visit the NIH LRP website at

Learning Objectives

Webinar Overview:

  1. Overview and Description of LRPs
  2. Eligibility and Qualifying Loans
  3. Timeline, Important Application Tips
  4. Program Success Rates
  5. Wrap Up and Resources

Scientific concepts and research design


National Institutes of Health

Time Required
1 hour


On demand

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