New Jersey Student Loan Forgiveness Programs
New Jersey has several student loan forgiveness programs that are specific to just the State of New Jersey.
However, residents of the State of New Jersey can also potentially qualify for various Federal student loan forgiveness programs.
You can find a great list of Federal student loan forgiveness programs here: Top Student Loan Forgiveness Programs.
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New Jersey Loan Forgiveness Programs
Program: John R. Justice Federal Student Loan Redemption Program
§ Must be currently employed full-time as an eligible prosecutor or public defender, and
§ Must have eligible outstanding student loan debt in good standing with each lender
§ Must sign a service agreement committing to remain employed as an eligible public defender or prosecutor for at least three years
Program: Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program
§ Be a resident of the State of New Jersey and maintain domicile in the State during participation in the program;
§ Have obtained a degree from an approved graduate degree program
§ Have maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a scale of 4.0, or its equivalent while enrolled in an approved graduate degree program;
§ Be hired for full-time faculty employment on or after July 1, 2010 at a school of nursing in the State of New Jersey. Employment must begin within one year of completing approved graduate program;
§ Complete five years of employment as full-time nursing faculty at a school of nursing in the State of New Jersey;
§ Have an outstanding balance with a State or Federal student loan program and not be in default on any student loan.
Program Details: Nursing Faculty Loan Redemption Program
If you're still looking for ways to pay for college, check out this guide to New Jersey student loans and grant programs.
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