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New York State Child Welfare Worker Loan Forgiveness Incentive Program

Who It’s For: New York State residents who agree to work as a child welfare worker at a voluntary not-for-profit child welfare agency in New York State on a full-time basis for at least five years.

How to Apply: You can check the program’s website for application information, though it is only available during the active application cycle.

What Loans Qualify: New York State loans, federal loans, or private loans made by commercial entities subject to governmental examination. Parent PLUS loans do not qualify.

How Much?: Up to $10,000 per year for five years.

Anything Else I Should Know?:  There is an option on the website to sign up for email notification when the application process opens.