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AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program

Program Description
The AIDS Research Loan Repayment Program helps to assure an adequate supply of trained researchers with respect to AIDS at the National Institutes of Health by providing for the repayment of educational loans for participants who contractually agree to engage in AIDS research as employees of the NIH. Recipients must agree by written contract to engage in AIDS research, initially, for a minimum of 2 years. Continuation contracts are available, dependent upon level of debt and continued involvement in AIDS research, and are issued for one-year periods. Maximum program benefit is $35,000 per year in loan repayments and $13,650 per year in Federal tax reimbursements. Recipients must have qualified educational debt equal to or in excess of 20 percent of their annual NIH salary.

General Program Requirements&
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a US national, citizen or permanent resident qualified/certified/licensed for laboratory or clinical research, who is or was a health care professional, has student loan debt, and either completed doctoral level education or is in pursuit of a nursing degree.

Application Process
For more information, see the Program Contact Information below.

Program Contact Information
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Or phone our toll-free helpline at:

Managing Agency
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

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