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2020 LRP Extramural Application Cycle

Published on August 7, 2019


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NIH Accepting Loan Repayment Program Applications Beginning September 1st.

To qualify, applicants must possess a doctoral-level degree, devote 50% or more of their time (20 hours per week based on a 40 hour work week) to research funded by a domestic non-profit organization or government entity (federal, state or local), and have educational loans debt equal to or exceeding 20% of their institutional base salary. Applicants must also be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or a U.S. national to be eligible.

The LRP application deadline is Friday, November 15, 2019

Applications must be submitted electronically using the NIH Loan Repayment Program Website,

For an online application, program information, or other assistance, visit the LRP website,, call 866-849-4047, or send e-mail inquiries to

CHOP’s institutional contact is Taryn Nash, who can be reached at