If you teach full-time for five complete and consecutive academic years in a low-income elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency, you may be eligible for forgiveness of up to $17,500 on your Direct Loan or FFEL program loans. See StudentAid.gov/teach-forgive for more information and a form you can fill out when you have completed your teaching service.
View full details of the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program at the Federal Student Aid website.
Obtain hard copies of the required documents listed on the application.
Mail or fax your completed application and required documents to:
Fax: (717) 720-1628
If you need help completing the form, call: 800-699-2908
Take our Teacher Loan Forgiveness Eligibility Quiz
Our interactive eligibility quiz helps you determine if you qualify for this forgiveness option.