NIH Loan Repayment Program

The Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) Dashboard provides interactive trend data for NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) by Fiscal Year. It is important to note, not all NIH ICs participate in the LRP every FY. Data counts less than eleven (11) are not displayed for policy reasons.

Access the LRP Dashboard to learn more about the LRP Program and interact with the data snapshot below.

Figure 1: Loan Repayment Program Overview

Loan Repayment Program Overview

Data for all awards from FY2011-FY2020.  Number of applications: 27,027. Number of awards: 13,617. Success rate: 50%. Mean award: $52,524. Mean age of awardees: 37 years. Total funding: $715,224,615.

Figure 2: Loan Repayment Program Applications/Awards & Success Rates by Ethnicity and Gender

Line graph showing applications/awards success rates for FY2011 to FY2020.  Data shows aggregate success rates hovering slightly above 50% for non-Hispanic males, hovering around 50% for non-Hispanic females and Hispanic males, and below 50% for Hispanic females.

"Other" and "Unknown" categories for the variables Gender and Ethnicity, respectively, are excluded from this widget due to small cell sizes. For information regarding how data is compiled, please see the widgets for Gender and Ethnicity as singular variables.

Figure 3: Loan Repayment Program Applications/Awards & Success Rates by Race and Gender

Line graph showing applications/awards success rates for FY2011 to FY2020. Data shows aggregate success rates range from slightly above 50% to slightly below 50% for 8 demographics.  Success rates for 8 demographics, from highest to lowest, are Asian males, white males, Asian females, white females, other males, other females, Black/AA males, Black/AA females.

For information regarding how data is compiled, please see the widgets for Gender and Race as singular variables.

LRP Dashboard Link Out: https://dashboard.lrp.nih.gov/app/#/

This page last reviewed on December 7, 2021