Guide to the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program – Info Session & Panel Discussion
Offered next Sept 2019
Did you know the NIH Loan Repayment Program (LRP) is designed to reduce the financial burdens associated with educational debt? The LRP’s goal is to retain talented trainees in careers that conduct biomedical or biobehavioral research. Learn more: NIH LRP website (www.lrp.nih.gov)
Topics to be covered will include applicant eligibility requirements, application details and timeline, as well as resources for preparing your application. Following the seminar, a panel discussion with LRP awardees will provide personal insights and Q&A.
About the Speaker: Sky Brubaker, PhD is a GWA Grant Coach and 2017 NIH LRP Awardee. Sky is a postdoc in Denise Monack’s lab within the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. Sky’s research interests include aspects of innate immunity that protect mammalian hosts from intracellular bacterial pathogens.
***** More about Stanford’s LRP Submission Process
Summary: NIH Loan Repayment program for residents, postdoctoral fellows, medical fellows, basic life science staff/research associates, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, and assistant professors.
Timeline: Extramural LRP applications will be accepted* from September 1 through November 15, 2018, 8:00 p.m. EST. All LRP applications must be submitted electronically using the NIH LRP Website.
Important: the business official is your department’s Director of Finance and Administration (DFA). (DFA Assignment webpage >>) Please be sure to allow sufficient time for your DFA to countersign your application.