Applications for Nurse Loan Forgiveness Hit Record High

Date: 
Friday, June 17, 2016

Iowa College Aid today announced that the agency received a record number of applications for the Iowa Registered Nurse and Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program for the 2015-16 academic year. The 331 applications mark an increase of 7.1 percent from 2014-15.

Started in 2007, the program offers loan repayment assistance to registered nurses employed in Iowa and nurse educators teaching at eligible colleges and universities in Iowa. This year, 40 recipients qualified for loan repayment awards of up to $2,340 (based on full-time employment).

To be eligible for the Iowa Registered Nurse and Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program, an applicant must be a licensed nurse-educator employed in Iowa by an eligible Iowa college or university or a licensed registered nurse employed as a nurse in Iowa.

For more information on the Iowa Registered Nurse and Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program, visit IowaCollegeAid.gov and search “Iowa Registered Nurse & Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program.”

Printed from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission website on August 20, 2017 at 8:23am.