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Amount: $30000
Leaving College Repaying Loans

SFA encourages all students to pursue federal student loan options before borrowing private loans.National Student Loan Data System The the students.S. Education National Student Loan Data System provides information on their federal loans including loan types, disbursed amounts, outstanding principal and interest, and the total amount of all their loans. Information avoiding default, and steps applicant can take if applicant have defaulted can be found on this Federal Student Aid page on default issues. A Direct Consolidation Loan allows a borrower to consolidate multiple federal student loans into one loan. Always work with their federal loan servicer to determine the appropriate course of action that works for applicant.

Amount: $30000
Repayment Options

This plan is available to low-income borrowers who have a Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct Graduate PLUS Loan and or a Direct Consolidation Loan This plan allows students who do not qualify for the Income Based Repayment or the Pay As applicant Earn plans to make lower Direct Loan payments. Loan deferment is a period of time during which repayment of the principal balance of their loan is temporarily delayed. Depending on the type of loan applicant have, the federal government may pay the interest on their loan during a period of deferment. Documentation may need to be provided to the loan servicer to show why applicant should be granted forbearance.

Amount: $5500
Loan Fees, University of Cincinnati

With each new loan secured in their name, a disclosure statement is issued that outlines terms of the loan, amounts, fees, and disbursement dates. Carefully review and keep these statements to better understand their loan and any fees taken out before the funds are sent to UC in their name. Take the total loan amount accepted on their award offer and subtract 1.062% off of Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans and 4.248% off of Parent and Graduate PLUS Loans to account for both origination and default fees. Then divide this net loan amount by the number of loan payments Given the shifting changes in origination fees that occur mid-year, a billing estimate may differ from an actual loan amount but that difference should be minimal.

Amount: $40000
Loan Forgiveness Program

The loan will be serviced through the South Carolina Student Loan Corporation. Service obligations to the Federal Government or State of South Carolina. Given the ongoing need for physicians in underserved portions of South Carolina, this loan forgiveness program will be awarded to physician assistant students who commit to practice in a primary care or critical need specialties in rural South Carolina. The priority deadline for the Rural Practice Loan Forgiveness Program is April 1, 2021. This program functions as a forgivable student loan so it is best if designed as part of their overall educational loan package.

Amount: $9500
University of Holy Cross

The federal government restricts the amount a student may borrow in federal loans, both on an annual basis and in the aggregate. $6,500-Only $4,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. $10,500-Only $4,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. $7,500-Only $5,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. $12,500-Only $5,500 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. Lifetime Maximum Total Debt from Stafford and Direct Loans $31,000-Only $23,000 of this amount may be in subsidized loans. Dependent students whose parents have been denied a Federal Parent Loan are eligible to borrow at the independent level. $138,500-Only $65,500 of this amount may be subsidized loans. The graduate debt limit includes Stafford Loans and Direct Loans received for study.

Amount: $1025
Loans

The federal government offers loans for students regardless of credit history or current finances. Parents and guardians may also qualify for loans available through the federal government or private lenders. Repayment may run 10–25 years Interest begins to accrue when loan is disbursed but may be deferred and capitalized at start of repayment. Available to parents of students or students enrolled in a Graduate or Professional program. Interest begins to accrue when loan is disbursed. Designed to assist students who do not qualify for loans based on financial need. Education loans are available from a number of private lenders. These loans typically require a credit check and, in most cases, a cosigner.

LRAP

Federal Government Loan Forgiveness: Currently, the Federal Government has the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to forgive all federal student loans held after 10 years. Every twelve months, recipients will be required to submit an application to prove ongoing eligibility, and submit a forgiveness application, which provides proof of payment of federal Loans. Upon proof of payment, the participant loan for the prior twelve months will be forgiven.

Amount: $4320
Georgetown Law

LRAP III is designed to work in conjunction with the federal government’s Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to promote and facilitate careers in public interest law. Under the federal law, federally guaranteed loans can be repaid, after graduation, through either the Pay As their Earn or Income-Based Repayment plan that generally limits repayment to approximately 6.67% or 10%, respectively, of the borrower’s annual income. Georgetown Law will reimburse out-of-pocket repayments for its graduates in eligible public service, effectively ending loan repayments for those who spend 10 years working in modestly paid public interest fields. The $75,000 income threshold is for single participants who are not receiving any other loan repayment assistance from another entity.

Amount: $20500
Federal Direct Loans for Graduates

The largest source of low-interest loans administered by the the students.S. Education is the Federal Direct Loan program. Graduate students are eligible to borrow the Unsubsidized Loan. Graduate students may borrow a lifetime maximum of $138,500 from the Direct Loan program with no than $65,500 in the Subsidized Loan. Borrowers should be aware that their loan will be submitted to the National Student Loan Data System and will be accessible by authorized agencies, lenders, and institutions. All first-time Federal Direct Loan borrowers must participate in a loan counseling session before receiving the first disbursement of their loan proceeds. Loans first disbursed on or after July 1, 2020 have a fixed interest rate of 4.30% as well as an origination fee of 1.059%.

Amount: $8500
Tuition Funding

The maximum unsubsidized loan amount is $18,500 minus any subsidized amounts. Federal Perkins Loan: Funds for the Federal Perkins Loan program are provided by the federal government, and are limited to full-time second year students only. The loan is based on financial need and is designated for exceptionally needy students. No interest accrues on the loan while the student is enrolled. Direct PLUS Loan: Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan is a federal loan available to graduate and professional students based on educational costs. This loan, in combination with other aid, cannot exceed educational costs as determined by Ohio State. Alternative Loans: Credit-based loans funded by various lenders. These funds are often used to supplement the Federal Stafford loan program.