However, only payments you make on the new Consolidation Loan will count toward the 120-month payment requirement for PSLF.Payments made on your FFEL or Perkins loans, even if they were made under a qualifying repayment plan, do not count as qualifying PSLF payments.For Direct Loans Only: Your estimated monthly payment is for one year, and is calculated based on your adjusted gross income (and your spouse’s income, if you’re married) and family size.
Student Loan Forgiveness is a repayment incentive program that allows borrower’s student loans to be forgiven after a certain number of qualifying payments.
The main forgiveness programs that are available to Stafford Loan borrowers are Public Service Loan Forgiveness and Teacher Loan Forgiveness.
If you are a teacher you may qualify for the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program.
If you are employed as a public service professional or have FFEL and/or Perkins loans, you may consolidate them into a to take advantage of PSLF.
To Apply for pay as you earn call 877-698-2733 OR Click here to apply for Pay As You Earn Under this plan, your monthly payments are based on your adjusted gross income and family size.
If you’re married and file a joint income tax return, your spouse’s adjusted gross income is also taken into consideration.
Click here to apply for the IBR For Direct Loans Only: Your estimated monthly payment is for one year, and is calculated based on your adjusted gross income (and your spouse’s income, if you’re married), family size, and the total amount of your eligible loan debt.
You must reapply annually with updated income information. Loans Only: Under this plan, your monthly payments are calculated based on your total monthly gross income and must cover at least the interest due each month.
You must reapply annually with updated income information, as this plan is only assigned for 12 months at a time.