Social Work Loan Forgiveness Information
National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program (NHSC LRP) offers fully trained Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers (LICSW) $50,000 to repay student loans in exchange for two years serving in a community based site in a high-need Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA) that has applied to, and been approved by, the NHSC as a service site.
Public Service Loan Forgiveness
Public Service Loan Forgiveness is a loan forgiveness program targeted at students who pursue public service careers and who have high debt but not high income. Generally this program is available to anyone who has worked in a non-profit organization, including public education and in school-based services, for ten years, or 120 student loan payments. Debt forgiveness is available for Stafford Loans, Federal Direct Plus Loans and Grad Plus Loans.