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Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Name of Program
Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Website URL https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service
The Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue to work full-time in public service jobs. Under this program, you may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on your loan with the Federal Direct Loan Program. You must first have made 120 qualifying payments on the loan while employed full-time by certain qualifying public service employers.
Award Amount
Amounts varies.
Other Requirements/Conditions
You must not be in default on the loans for which forgiveness is requested. You must be employed full time by a public service organization.
Application Process
Check the Federal Student Aid Web site at www.studentaid.ed.gov/publicservice for more information this type of service.
Deadline Date
Open application period.
Target Audience
Veteran, Students and interns, Have a B.A. or B.S. degree, Already have a teaching credential, Interested in teaching in a low-performing school and critical shortage areas, Interested in teaching mathematics, Interested in teaching science, Interested in teaching special education, Residents of other states
Type of Financial Aid