Motown is located in Michigan and it has been known as the birthplace of rock and roll. There are also Michigan student loan forgiveness programs. The following outlines the two state programs in Michigan that help to ease loan debt.
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The John R. Justice Student Loan Repayment Program offers students in the state of Michigan up to sixty-thousand dollars toward their student loan debt. Those that wish to apply, as with this program in other states, must be either a state or federal public defender. State prosecutors can also apply. Those that are employed in these fields and would like to receive the benefits of these programs must be a US citizen and have outstanding loans. Legal residents who are not US citizens may also apply, providing they have proof of such a designation.
Other program requirements include:
- Must be a legal attorney at one of the aforementioned locations and in those fields
- Must have a license to practice law within the state
- Must have a license in good standing with no restrictions
- Must work with or for a population of need, based upon the Justice Program designation
- Must work in an approved area or profession
General Michigan Loan Repayment Program
The state of Michigan offers those in the health field a reward for their service if they are working in an HPSA area for a nonprofit organization. If an individual meets all qualifications and works for a minimum of two years, they can earn up to an astonishing two-hundred thousand dollars. All sites must be approved as well as medical field. A full application must also be met. If you feel that you are qualified or would like to apply, please see the program information here.
Author: Jeff Gitlen
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