Social workers need advanced degrees to progress in their careers and that's expensive. However, there are a few programs that can assist with loan payoff. This Social Worker's Guide will cover aspects of Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Perkins Loan Discharge, the National Health Service Corp, and various state programs to help social workers understand the best way to access loan forgiveness and ultimately pay less on their loan.
Educators and teachers have access to generous federal programs to get their loans forgiven. A summary of each program along with the pros and cons for: Teacher Loan Forgiveness, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Perkins loan discharge, and State programs