Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

The Public Service Loan Forgiveness program (PSLF) is the preeminent federal loan forgiveness program available to school psychologists who meet various qualifiers and requirements, including working for 10 consecutive years in a public service role and making all payments over the 10-year period on time. Only certain federal loans are eligible for forgiveness. The resources below can give you a general overview of the program, if and how you might qualify, how to apply for forgiveness, and more.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program CQ Article (May 2020)
In this CQ Article, Caden Fabbi, NASP Manager of Policy and Advocacy, details the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program's requirements and outlines a checklist and other resources for potential participants.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Q+A (June 2020)
In this Policy Matters Blog post, Karah Chapman, school psychologist and NASP Board Member, answers a Q+A regarding her successful experience with the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) Policy Matters Blog (April 2017)
In this FAQ, Kelly Vailancourt Strobach, NASP Director of Policy and Advocacy explains in detail how the PSLFP applies to school psychologists. 

Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program Webinar (May 2019)
The Department of Education held a "Understanding the Basics of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program" webinar in May 2019. Check out the video of the webinar below.