Teacher Student Loan Forgiveness Program

If you teach for five years in an eligible school or service agency, then you could get your federal student loans forgiven.

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for Teacher Loan Forgiveness, you must teach full-time for five consecutive years in a designated elementary or secondary school or educational service agency serving low-income families. You can find the full list of qualifying low-income schools here.

How much is the award?

Highly qualified teachers may receive up to $5,000 in loan forgiveness. Math, science, and special educations teachers could receive up to $17,500 in loan forgiveness.

Which loans qualify?

  • Stafford loans
  • Consolidation loans
  • Direct subsidized and unsubsidized loans

Note: Loans made before October 1, 1998, do not qualify.

How do I apply?

You can learn more about the program here and find the application for the Teacher Student Loan Forgiveness program here.


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