Iowa Teacher Student Loan Forgiveness Program

If you’re a teacher in Iowa, paving the way for the future of others may pave the way for yours, too.

Am I eligible?

You may be eligible for this award if you’re a fully licensed instructional teacher whose first teaching position in Iowa began no earlier than July 1, 2007, and you teach in a shortage subject area designated by the Iowa Department of Education.

How much is the award?

If you’re eligible, you can receive up to 20% of your total eligible student loan balance (including principal and interest) per year. The maximum you can apply for is determined annually, but it cannot exceed the average resident tuition rate established for students attending Iowa’s Regent Universities for the first year following graduation.

Which loans qualify?

• Stafford loans
• Consolidation loans

How do I apply?

If you’re eligible, you can learn more and apply to the Iowa Teacher Student Loan Forgiveness Program here.


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