The purpose of the Doctoral Incentive Loan Repayment Program is to provide student loan repayment assistance as an incentive to attract members of underrepresented groups to full-time service as faculty members or administrators at public or independent institutions of higher education in Texas.
The state budget shortfall presented extraordinary challenges for the 82nd Texas Legislature, resulting in the elimination of funding for many programs and significant cuts to others. Unfortunately, because no funds were appropriated for the Doctoral Incentive Loan Repayment Program for the 2012-2013 biennium, no new applicants will be accepted into the program during the current two-year state budget period.
To qualify for the Doctoral Incentive Loan Repayment Program an individual must:
Note: Faculty may not participate in this program and the Border County Doctoral Faculty Loan Repayment Program concurrently.
To be eligible for repayment a loan must:
For more information, please email us or call the THECB at 1-800-242-3062 (outside Austin), or at 512-427-6340 (Austin area).