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Congress created Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) to encourage students to work full time in public service jobs. Under this program, borrowers may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance due on their eligible federal student loans after they have made 120 payments on those loans under certain repayment plans while employed full time by certain public service employers.
PSLF fact sheet and the
PSLF Questions and Answers for more information on the terms and conditions of the program and to understand what types of public service jobs qualify.
There are two types of loan forgiveness programs for teachers:
See the U.S. Department of Education's comprehensive website detailing
teacher loan forgiveness and cancellation options.