Applications and Reports

Applicants

The application period for the 2017 Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) is now closed. The application was due Friday, October 28. Below are the materials and information for reference.

Individuals who applied for the 2017 LRAP will be notified via email of our award decision mid-December. Those accepted will be required to sign loan documents in person or via email during late December or in January 2017 before receiving any disbursement.

2017 Application Materials and Information

Resources: Please read the 2017 LRAP Guidelines, Common Application Mistakes, Example of School Loan Cover Sheet & Verification Documents, and technical instructions before beginning the application. If your question is still unanswered after reading these documents, then email lrap@dcbarfoundation.org.

Application: Copy and paste this link into Firefox, Internet Explorer or Safari to start a new application: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_2334?SA=SNA&FID=35025. To retrieve a saved application, go to the main grantee portal here: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_2334/. A PDF version of the application, for reference only, is available here. The documents you will need to download and complete for Attachments A, B and C are available below:

  1. Attachment A: Applicant Certification Form
  2. Attachment B: Employer Certification Form
  3. Attachment C: School Loan Cover Sheet

Current LRAP Participants

LRAP participants are required to keep DCBF updated with all current information, including salary, joint income, home address and employment, to name a few. Email all updates to lrap@dcbarfoundation.org.

The final certification for 2016 LRAP participants – the End-of-Year Certification – will be due by 3:00 pm on Friday, December 16. You will receive a notification via email when the link to the online certification form is available, which will be approximately 2 weeks before the due date. Disbursements will NOT be mailed until we receive your certification and verify that you are still eligible for LRAP. The online system is only supported by Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari. Please email lrap@dcbarfoundation.org if you have any questions.

Below is the certification and disbursement schedule for 2016 LRAP:

  • January 2016: Awards announced; meeting with DCBF staff; loan packages signed; 1st disbursements received
  • March 18, 2016: 1st Quarter Certification due
  • End of March 2016: 2nd disbursements mailed
  • June 17, 2016: Midyear Certification with employer certification form and six-month payment history (January through June 2016) due
  • End of June 2016: 3rd disbursements mailed
  • September 16, 2016: 3rd Quarter Certification due
  • End of September 2016: 4th (and final) disbursements mailed
  • December 16, 2016: End of Year Certification with employer certification form and six-month payment history cover sheet & documents (July through December 2016) due by 3:00 pm
  • January 31, 2017: Forgiveness letters mailed