Iowa Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Award Amount

Application Deadline

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Awarded By

Iowa College Student Aid Commission

Award Amount

Awards are for a loan repayment of up to 20 percent of the recipient's total eligible federal student loan balance, including principal and interest. Students must re-apply each year, and can receive forgiveness for no more than five consecutive years. The maximum award cannot exceed the average resident tuition rate established for students attending Iowa's Regent Universities for the first year following the recipient's graduation. For the current academic year, the maximum amount is approximately $6,658 annually.


The number of awards offered varies annually.

Deadline Info

*Please note: Applications will be available online from the Iowa College Student Aid Commission (ICSAC) website on Jan. 1, 2016. To apply, the student must complete the online Iowa Financial Aid Ap ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.