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Financial Aid and Loan Forgiveness/Cancellation

Financial Aid

The TEACH Grant is a federal program that provides up to $4,000 each year for individuals that agree to teach in a high need elementary school, secondary school, or educational services agency for 4 years after graduating. Start the Stafford Loan Forgiveness Application. Start the Stafford Loan Forgiveness Application.

Loan Forgiveness and Cancellation

Please view these two summaries, Stafford Loan Forgiveness and Perkins Loan Cancellation, for more information about qualifying for this federal program.

You can also access this Teacher Cancellation Low Income Directory Web site for Federal Student Aid.

If you don't qualify for forgiveness or cancellation, view this information about Public Service Loan Forgiveness.  This program was created in 2007 and is for individuals who are working full time in public service jobs.  After you have made 120 payments, the remaining balance of your loan principle will be cancelled.  The first cancellations will not be granted until October 2017.

Please do not hesitate to email if you need further assistance.