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ED: Perkins Loan Repayment Program for Civil Legal Assistance Attorneys

Federal Register, July 7, 2010, Page 38999-39001

Agency

Office of Postsecondary Education, Department of Education

Action

Requirements, definitions, eligibility criteria, and procedures for the Civil Legal Assistance attorney Student Loan Repayment Program for fiscal year (FY) 2010.

Summary

The Secretary announces the requirements, definitions, eligibility criteria, and procedures for the implementation of the Civil Legal Assistance Attorney Student Loan Repayment Program, authorized under section 428L of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (HEA), 20 USC 1078-12. Under this program, civil legal assistance attorneys who meet certain qualifications may have a portion of their Federal Perkins Loan (Perkins Loan), Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL), and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) program loans repaid by the Secretary based on qualifying full-time employment for at least three years.

Dates

Availability and Beginning Receipt Date for Applications and Service Agreements: The Civil Legal Assistance Attorney Student Loan Repayment Application and Service Agreement, along with the beginning date for the Secretary's receipt of Applications and Service Agreements, can be found at: www.studentaid.ed.gov. Deadline date for receipt of Applications and Service Agreements: August 16, 2010. Additional information about the awarding of funds to eligible borrowers under this program on a first-come, first-served basis, based on the receipt date by the Secretary of the borrower's Application and Service Agreement, can be found in the Background section of this notice.

Further Information

Ms. Pamela Moran, U.S. Department of Education, 1990 K Street, NW., room 8023, Washington, DC 20006-8502. Telephone: (202) 502-7732 or via Internet: Pamela.Moran@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD), call the Federal Relay Service (FRS), toll free, at 1-800-877-8339.

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