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Black Hills State University education graduates may qualify to participate in the Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

According to the Federal Student Aid website, the program is intended to encourage individuals to enter and continue in the teaching profession. Under this program, individuals who teach full time for five consecutive, complete academic years in certain elementary and secondary schools that serve low-income families and meet other qualifications may be eligible for forgiveness of up to a combined total of $17,500 in principal and interest on their FFEL and/or Direct Loan program loans.

To learn more about the program visit theFederal Student Aid website.