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$5,000 Student Loan Forgiveness

You might be able to have up to $5,000 of your Stafford Loans canceled if you are teaching in a low-income school and you are a new borrower. A new borrower is one who has no outstanding FFEL or Direct Loan balance. To qualify you must work as a full-time teacher for five consecutive years in an elementary or secondary school that has been designated as a "low-income" school. Contact The Office of Federal Student Aid Federal Perkins Loan Teacher Cancellation Program, Union Center Plaza, 8 31st Street, Washington D.C. 20202; 800-433-3243; Continue reading

$1,000 Scholarships For Two Students In Every High School

Find out how high school students can get $1,000 toward college through the Presidential Freedom Scholarship for outstanding service to the community. All they need to do is volunteer 100 hours of their time within a one year period. To apply, contact Presidential Freedom Scholarships, 1150 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036; 866-291-7700; Continue reading

$13,000 Lump Sum Student Loan Forgiveness

This program is offered to first, second or third year primary care medical residents who plan to practice full-time in an underserved urban area in Minnesota. Selected participants are eligible for four years of loan forgiveness. During each year that a participant serves as a physician in an underserved urban area for a minimum of 30 hours per week for up to four years, the ORHPC will pay directly to the participant an annual lump sum (approximately $13,000). Contact the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Attn: Loan Forgiveness Program Officer, P.O. Box 64975, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975; 800-366-5424, 651-282-6302; Continue reading

Grants For Those Who Have Trouble Paying Tuition

(Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement 84.217)
This program provides grants to institutions of higher education to prepare low income, first-generation college students and students underrepresented in graduate education for graduate study. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the money. For a listing of institutions that received money contact the office listed below. Contact Continue reading

Up to $21,250 Medical School Loan Forgiveness

This program offers the University of Arizona Medical Students loan forgiveness of up to $21,250 per year with a maximum of four years. Each participant is required to a two year service commitment at a board approved location. Contact Maggie Gumble, U. of Arizona College of Medicine, Financial Aid Office, PO Box 245026 Tucson, AZ 85724-5026; 520-626-7145; Continue reading

Money For School Food Service Graduate School

If you are a current member of the School Nutrition Association and you are interested in continuing your school foodservice-related field at the graduate level, this scholarship may be for you. The Professional Growth Scholarship covers tuition, fees and books only and is renewable for up to four years. Contact School Nutrition Association, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703-739-3900; Fax: 703-739-3915; Continue reading

$$$$$ Loan Forgiveness $$$$$

This program is offered to individuals currently attending a program of study designed to prepare the individual for service as a midlevel practitioner. Selected participants are eligible for up to four years of loan forgiveness. For each year that a participant serves as a midlevel practitioner in a designated rural area for a minimum of 30 hours per week, the ORHPC will pay directly to the participant an annual lump (approximately $6,000). Contact the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, Attn: Loan Forgiveness Program Officer, P.O. Box 64975, St. Paul, MN 55164-0975; 800-366-5424, 651-282-6302; Continue reading

Volunteer and Earn Money to Pay for School

(AmeriCorps 94.006)
AmeriCorps program provides meaningful opportunities for people to serve their country in organized efforts, fostering citizen responsibility, building their community, and providing education opportunities for those who make a serious commitment to service. Stipends can be used to support the person while they volunteer. Health care and childcare benefits may also be provided. Participants will also receive an education award, which may be used to pay for higher education or for vocational training, and may also be used to repay any existing student loans. Contact the Corporation for National and Community Service, 1201 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20525 202-606-5000, ext. 474; Continue reading

Extra Money!! $2,500 per Year to Repay Undergraduate Loans

Due to a critical Teacher shortage in Florida, the Florida Department of Education is offering Teachers forgiveness of their student loans. If you are a Florida teacher and you are certified in a critical teacher shortage subject area contact The Office of Student Financial Assistance, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 70, Tallahassee, FL 32303-4759; 888-827-2004; Continue reading

$3,000 a Year to Be a Merchant Marine

(State Marine Schools 20.806)
The program objective is to train merchant marine officers in State Marine Schools. You can receive $3,000 per year to train to be a merchant marine officer at a designated State Marine School. In exchange for this incentive payment program, you must commit yourself to a minimum of five years duty to the Maritime Administration. You must also remain in a reserve unit of an armed force for a minimum of eight years. Students need to apply to one of the State Marine Schools. Contact the Office of Maritime Labor and Training, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 7th St., SW, Washington, DC 20590; 202-366-5755; 800-996-2723; Continue reading

$$$ for You: CSU Forgivable Loan Program

The Forgivable Loan/Doctoral Incentive Program (FLP) is a competitive program that provides loans to a limited number of full-time doctoral students at accredited universities. The Program provides loans of up to $10,000 per year. Participants may borrow a maximum of $30,000 over a five-year period. Contact The California State University, Office of the Chancellor, 401 Golden Shore, Long Beach, CA 90802-4210; 562-951-4000; Continue reading

Up to $20,000/Year for D.D.S

If you are a Dentist and willing to sign a contract committing two years of full-time primary care clinical services in a public or nonprofit entity located in a Federally-designated Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) in Iowa, you can receive up to $20,000 of loan forgiveness. The Iowa PRIMECARRE Loan Repayment Program requires that all applicants be a US citizen, licensed to practice in Iowa, and have Medical education-related debts. Contact Bureau of Health Care Access, Attn: Patricia Kehoe, PRIMECARRE Coordinator, 321 E. 12th Street, 5th Floor, Des Moines, IA 50319; 515-281-7689, 800-308-5986; Continue reading

$6,000 Of Student Loan Forgiveness!!

Teachers for New HampshireSM provides financial assistance in the form of a variable-interest rate, forgivable loan, covering up to 50 percent of the direct costs (tuition and fees) and the cost of books for the program, not to exceed a cumulative maximum of $6,000. Individuals who meet the application criteria are eligible to apply on an annual basis. Repayment of this loan will be forgiven for individuals who are employed as full-time teachers for three years following completion of their teacher preparation program. Contact New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation, P.O. Box 2111, Concord, NH 03301; 800-330-0787; Continue reading

$23,000 Loan Forgiveness for Dental Workers

This program offers Dentists up to $23,000 per year of loan forgiveness if they have at least 30% patient population enrolled in Maryland???s Medical Assistance Program (MMAP). You must be a Maryland resident and you must have graduated from an accredited US dental school. Contact The Maryland Higher Education Commission, 839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400, Annapolis, MD 21401; 410-767-7899; Continue reading

Up to $100,000 for Surgical Education

Grants ranging from $25,000 up to $100,000 will be awarded to support innovative research and education projects and programs which will advance surgical education in North America. Giving is done nationwide to ASE members as well as to members of other national surgical associations. Association for Surgical Education Foundation, P.O. Box 19655, Springfield, IL 62794-9655; 217-545-3835; Continue reading

Over $25,000 for Arc Welding and Engineering Design Scholars

This Foundation provides programs with awards up to $25,000 to encourage educational development in the field of arc welding and engineering design. The sponsored award programs are: Arc Welding Awards for Students, Pre-professional Design Competition for Engineering and Technology, and Professional Design Competition. Contact The James F. Lincoln Arc Welding Foundation, 22801 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44117-1199; 216-481-4300; Continue reading

$9,900 Loan Forgiveness Award!!

The Quality Early Education Loan Forgiveness program offers monthly student loan debt assistance to graduates working in Pennsylvania, in the field of Early Childhood Education. If you are eligible, the program will forgive up to one-sixth of your qualifying loan debt annually, not to exceed the maximum of $3,300 per year for three years or the program???s $9,900 maximum benefit. Contact the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency, PA State Grants and Special Programs, 1200 N 7th St, Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444; 800-233-0557; Continue reading

$5,000 For Professionals to Conduct Research in Audiology

Scientists that have earned their latest degree in communication sciences within the last 5 years are eligible for the Investigator Research Grant. $5,000 grants are awarded to pursue research in audiology or speech-language pathology. Contact the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Foundation, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20853; 301-897-5700; Fax: 301-571-0457; www.ashfoundation.org.

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$20,000 A Year To Study Health-Related Research

Through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program, eligible undergraduates will receive $20,000 a year in grants, invaluable research experience, and a guaranteed position with the renowned NIH after graduation. To find out how you can be a recipient, contact NIH, Office of Loan Repayment and Scholarship, 2 Center Drive, Room 2E24, MSC 0230, Bethesda, MD 20892-0230; 888-352-3001; Continue reading

Free $$$$$ to Pay Off Federally Insured Student Loans

The U.S. Federal Government has established a student loan repayment program which authorizes agencies to repay certain types of federally insured student loans as a recruitment or retention incentive for highly qualified personnel. If you qualify, an agency may agree to provide student loan repayment benefits of up to $10,000 per calendar year, subject to a cumulative maximum of $60,000 per employee. Contact The Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Streets NW, Washington, DC 20415-1000; 202-606-1800; Continue reading

High School Seniors Get $2,000 to Study Restaurant & Hospitality

The Undergraduate Merit Scholarship for High School Seniors offers $2,000 for high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to both postsecondary foodservice education and a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and must have performed at least 250 hours of foodservice-related work. Contact the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, (formerly National Institute for the Food Service Industry), 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604-2702; 800-765-2122, 312-715-1010, Fax: 312-715-0807; Continue reading

Receive 100% Loan Forgiveness from Brooklyn Law School

The Brooklyn Law School. will extend a loan to a graduate for the first year of his or her participation in the LRAP Program. The Law School will forgive the entire amount of the LRAP Loan immediately upon satisfactory completion of the first full year of participation. To receive this 100% loan forgiveness, the participant must be in good standing for the complete year with regard to all LRAP eligibility requirements. Interest will accrue at the rate of 5% per annum, but will also be forgiven along with the principal upon completion of the first year. Contact Brooklyn Law School Office of Financial Aid, 250 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201; 718-780-7915; Continue reading

$$$$ Baker University Loan Forgiveness!!

At the request of the Baker University, we are posting that the information below is no longer valid. The Challenge/Loan grant no longer exists. No word on whether or not a new grant or program is forthcoming. Please do not contact them about this expired program.

Students who complete a bachelor’s degree at Baker University’s College of Arts and Sciences may be eligible for the school’s loan forgiveness program. The Challenge Loan program becomes available beginning a student’s sophomore year. The funds start out as a loan, but are forgiven if you graduate from Baker. Contact Baker University, P.O. Box 65, Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065; 913-594-6451; Continue reading

$2,500 For Foodservice Research

This grant is for School Nutrition Association members who want to conduct academic or non-academic research applicable to local or state-level foodservice programs. Contact School Nutrition Association, 700 S. Washington St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314; 703-739-3900; Fax: 703-739-3915; Continue reading

Money for American Indians who Need Extra Studies for Health Care Program

(Health Professions Preparatory Scholarship Program for Indians 93.971)
The program objective is to make scholarships available to American Indians and Alaskan Natives who need to take some extra courses in order to qualify for enrollment or re-enrollment in a health profession school. For application information contact Indian Health Service, Scholarship Program, 801 Thompson Ave., Suite 120, Rockville, MD 20852; 301-443-6197; Continue reading