Resources

Student Loan Repayment and Forgiveness Resources

 

Borrowers of Federal Loans:  www.studentaid.ed.gov

The U.S. Department of Education has detailed information about federal loans, including about repayment plans, and forgiveness and cancellation programs.


Borrowers and their Advocates:  www.studentloanborrowerassistance.org

The National Consumer Law Center’s Student Loan Borrower Assistance Project provides resources on topics such as repayment, bankruptcy, cancellation, collections and advocacy and includes a Frequently Asked Questions section.


Law Students and Attorneys:  www.equaljusticeworks.org

Equal Justice Works’ Student Debt Relief Program includes an E-book, Take Control of Your Future, free interactive webinars, and other information about loan repayment assistance, including that provided by law schools at:

http://www.equaljusticeworks.org/ed-debt/students/loan-repayment-assistance-programs/school-LRAPs/law-school-list.


Law Students and Attorneys:  http://askheatherjarvis.com/tools

Heather Jarvis, an expert in educational debt and repayment and forgiveness options for public interest attorneys, has a variety of free tools and links to other websites that explain loan repayment plans and Public Service Loan Forgiveness.


Federal Agency Employees:  www.opm.gov/oca/pay/studentloan/index.asp

The Office of Personnel Management provides information about the loan repayment assistance that federal agencies may provide to federal employees.


Other Federal Government Employees and Volunteers:  http://www.finaid.org/loans/forgiveness.phtml

FinAid provides information about assistance for AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and VISTA volunteers, as well as those in the military.

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