Perkins Loan Cancellation Criteria

CriteriaFederal Perkins/National Direct Made on or after 07/23/92
Total and permanent disability or death of borrower100%
Full-time employment in Education Component of a Head Start program100%
Full-time law enforcement or correction100%
Full-time teaching in low-income school eligible for funding under Chapter 1 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement100%
Full-time special education teacher, including teacher of infants, toddlers, children or youth with disabilities100%
Full-time provider of early intervention services in a public or nonprofit program under public supervision100%
Full-time teacher of mathematics, science, foreign languages, bilingual education, or any subject-matter field of expertise determined by the state education agency to have a shortage of qualified teachers100%
Provider or supervisor of provision of services to high-risk children from low-income communities and their families100%
Nurse or medical technician providing health care services100%
Peace Corps or ACTION programs volunteer70%-F. Perkins N/A-Natl. Direct
Service in U.S. Armed Forces50%
Bankruptcysome cases