Public service loan forgiveness
Public service organizations can help student loan borrowers who are serving their communities but may be struggling to pay their loans. We have tools and resources to help you navigate through the public service loan forgiveness process.
Public service employers can get started helping their employees qualify with this toolkit. It includes action guides, sample letters, and practical advice.
Guides for public service employees
Share these guides with your employees. We also have tips for your employees to make sure they are on track for loan forgiveness.
Peace Corps volunteers
Includes firefighters, police officers, nurses, and other emergency service employees.
Other public service employees
Includes employees of any state, local, or tribal government, and of certain nonprofit agencies.
Staying on track while giving back
Servicing breakdowns can derail progress towards PSLF and potentially cause borrowers to pay hundreds or thousands of dollars more than necessary on their student loans. This report highlights complaints from borrowers trying to stay on track for loan forgiveness while working in public service.