Guide to the NIH Extramural Loan Repayment Program – Info Session & Panel Discussion
Tuesday, October 8, 2019 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
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 Grant Writing Academy 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
Eligible positions: Residents, postdoctoral fellows, medical fellows, basic life science staff/research associates, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, and Assistant Professors (with UTL, MCL, NTLR, and CE faculty appointments) who meet the NIH LRP eligibility criteria.
Citizenship – you must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident of the U.S. by the LRP start date.
Each LRP program may have additional eligibility criteria; please refer to the following detailed NIH Notices:
- Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR) (NOT-OD-19-116)
- Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Pediatric Research (LRP-PR) (NOT-OD-19-117)
- Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR) (NOT-OD-19-118)
- Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (LRP-IDB) (NOT-OD-19-119)
- Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Contraception and Infertility Research (LRP-CIR) (NOT-OD-19-120)
Timeline: Extramural LRP applications will be accepted from September 1 through November 15, 2019. All LRP applications must be submitted electronically using the NIH LRP Website.
Important: Business Officials – your Department’s DFA
- Your department’s Director of Finance and Administration (DFA) or his/her delegate has the authority to sign as the Business Official for the applicants from the department. Find your department’s DFA here.
- Department of Medicine LRP applicants: use you division manager as your business official. Find your division manager here.
- The Business Official requires a NIH eCommons ID.
- If you or your delegate doesn’t already have an eCommons ID, please contact your Research Process Manager (RPM) to have one created.