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What are Student Loan Forgiveness Programs?

Student loans from the federal government needs to be paid back. 6 months after you graduate from college or after graduation, loan programs needs to be paid. If you are unemployed or underemployed payment options for your student loans also vary. There are few other options that the borrower are given the opportunity, either to forgive their student loan partly or all of it but this is under certain circumstances.

Federal government gives options to the borrower whether to volunteer under 3 different organization for total or partial loan forgiveness. For 12 month or voluntary work with Americorps you will receive $4725.00 as a loan repayment.

Peace corp volunteer differs in loan repayment depending on how long have you been in service. 15% of the total loan will be forgiven each year under volunteer status with a 70% maximum amount.

A partial student loan forgiveness are given to the borrower if become a volunteer for VISTA Working with VISTA for 1700 gives you a loan repayment for $4725.00.

Joining the Army National Guard gives you the opportunity to receive up to $10,000 for student loan payments depending on how long you have been a volunteer.

Becoming a teacher is another option, you will be deployed in a school for low income students. These students might be eligible to receive forgiveness on their Perkin loans. Under the National Defense Education Act, borrowers who wish to become teachers gets 15 percent on their first 2 years, 20 percent on their 3rd and 4th year, on their 5th year they will get 30 percent of their loan forgiven.

Teacher repayment loan plan are given to teachers who are qualified and employed under teacher shortage in Mississippi.

There is also for law school student who are working in a non profit or public law positions are eligible for student loan forgiveness.

Doctors and nurses who are practicing their field of study in areas that do not have access to medical care should contact American Association of Medical Colleges and ask for the list of all medical loan forgiveness options.

In Alaska, educational loan repayment are given to those who are granted a Michael Murphy Loan. If one of you field of study is Penology, Parole, Probation or Law, you can receive a loan forgiveness at a rate of 20% every year working as an Alaskan State Trooper.

This programs are excellent way on serving your country as well as your state in order to receive a forgiven loan. Working in a public sector can open more opportunities while paying of your student loans.