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NIH Loan Repayment Program

by OREF | Jul 30, 2015
As part of its mission to support new investigators, OREF is pleased to share information that our grant recipients and other constituents may find useful.

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is committed to helping investigators who are performing scientific research and whose efforts lead to advancing the health of the nation do so without regard to student loan debt. The NIH Loan Repayment Program may pay up to $35,000 of your student loan debt per year, if you commit at least two years to conducting research in the following areas: Clinical Research, Pediatric Research, Health Disparities Research, Contraception and Fertility Research, and Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds. To learn more about the programs and apply online, visit

Application Period: Annually from September 1 through November 15.
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