Loan Repayment Program

Reference Letter Submission

Submit New Letter

Identify the applicant for whom you wish to submit your reference letter by entering their Commons User ID in the box below.

Hint: You should have received the applicant's Commons ID in an email.

Replace a Previously Submitted Letter

Enter the confirmation number provided to you in the email you received when you submitted the letter for this
applicant, which you now want to replace.

Before you submit a reference letter, please inform us of your role for this application. Choose Referee if you were only asked to submit a reference letter. Choose Mentor if you are the primary research mentor for this applicant (in addition to submitting a reference letter, mentors will be asked to provide concurrences of the applicants research documents in this portal and, separately, an NIH formatted biosketch to the applicant).

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