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Federal Funding Opportunities

Browse current RFAs from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense.

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NIH Funding Opportunities

A weekly summary of new NIH notices, RFAs, and program announcements. 

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DOD Funding Opportunities

Listing of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs by topic. 

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About the NIH Loan Repayment Program

The NIH offers Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) which may pay up to $50,000 of your qualified student loan debt per year for individuals conducting research in one of six programs: Clinical Research, Pediatric Research, Health Disparities Research, Contraception and Infertility Research, Clinical Research for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds, Research in Emerging Area Critical to Human Health (REACH). 


  • You must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • You must have a health professional doctoral degree (MD, PhD, PharmD, PsyD, DO, DDS, DMD, DPM, DC, ND, OD, DVM, or equivalent doctoral degree) from an accredited institution
  • You must have total qualified educational debt equal to or in excess of 20 percent of your institutional base salary at the time of award
  • You must engage in qualified research for an average of at least 20 hours per week during each quarterly service period of your LRP award
  • For complete details on eligibility, please review NIH Division of Loan Repayment Eligibility of Individuals

Assistance & Resources

Please direct inquiries to David Evans, (414) 955-8578, in the Office of Faculty Affairs.