Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)

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About the Program

The goals of the UNC School of Law's Loan Repayment Assistance Program are:

  • To encourage students to enter permanent public service employment without regard to debt burden; and
  • To assist graduates entering public service with law school loan debt.

The program aims to supplement other available sources of loan repayment assistance so as to permit graduates to perform public service in North Carolina, the nation and the world, without being restricted or discouraged by law school debt.

2019 Assistance Dates

  • early October 2018: LRAP application available
  • November 16, 2018: LRAP application due by 5 p.m. EST
  • late December 2018: Award notification
  • January 11, 2019: Loan documents due by 5 p.m. EST
  • late February 2019: First installment disbursement
  • May 10, 2019: Employment Verification Form (PDF) for second installment due by 5 p.m. EST
  • early June 2019: Second installment disbursement
  • January 17, 2020: Loan Forgiveness Form (PDF) due by 5 p.m. EST
  • January 31, 2020: LRAP loan forgiven

2018 Assistance Dates

Please contact Vanda Chou, Director of Law School Financial Aid, at with any questions.

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