Three major types of educational debt relief available to public interest
1) Income-driven repayment plans, such as Income-Based Repayment (IBR) and Pay As You Earn, lower borrowers' monthly loan payments by basing them on income rather than the amount they owe and provide forgiveness after 20 or 25 years.
2) Public Service Loan Forgiveness(PSLF), which allows
forgiveness on Federal Direct Loans after 120 qualifying payments while working
full-time in qualifying public service employment.
3) Loan Repayment
Assistance Programs (LRAPs), which are often offered by schools, employers,
states, and the federal government and provide funds to help make payments on
Learning about these programs now can help you make
sure you're taking the right steps to benefit from them.
Equal Justice Works
Equal Justice Works Educational
Debt Relief Program
Justice Works - State Based Loan Repayment Assistance Programs
Heather Jarvis, Student Loan
Bar Association Loan Repayment Assistance Program
Repayent Assistance Tool Kit
Interest Attorneys Resource Center
Bono Information for Attorneys
New York Bar Foundation
on Attorneys in Public Service
What Every Public Attorney Should Know About Student Debt Relief and Forgiveness