Where Does Biden’s Student Loan Forgiveness Plan Stand?

Washington CNN – President Joe Biden’s student loan forgiveness program remains suspended while a federal appeals court hears a legal challenge brought by six Republican-led states. The Biden administration continues to accept applications for student loan forgiveness, amounting to $20,000 per borrower, but student loan debt forgiveness is not currently permitted due to a temporary … Read more

14 Knights Scholarship | social communication

MANCHESTER – Fourteen local teenagers have received a $500 scholarship to help them continue their education this fall. As for the past 17 years, Makonomo Council 1232 Knights of Columbus at Manchester by the Sea has offered scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Cape Ann communities. Seven years ago, the grants’ name was changed … Read more

Frederick Health offers scholarships to employees studying nursing | Hospitals and doctors

Frederick Health on Thursday honored the first to receive a new scholarship program for employees in the health system who are pursuing their nursing education. Each of the four scholarship recipients will receive between $4,000 and $5,000 each year, depending on the nursing program they are enrolled in, according to a press release from Frederick … Read more

Northwest Offers Scholarships for Law Enforcement Students | News

University Interim President Clarence Green established the Family Green Scholarship with his wife, Shelley. (Maryville, Missouri) Northwest Missouri State University has a great opportunity for students interested in pursuing a career in law enforcement. University Interim President Clarence Green established the Family Green Scholarship with his wife, Shelley. With nearly 30 years … Read more

Newsom urges California lawmakers not to tax tax-exempt federal student loans | region

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Saturday called on the California legislature to move quickly to prevent student loan borrowers from paying state income taxes on federal debt relief of up to $20,000. The Biden administration in August announced a comprehensive one-time loan forgiveness program that would eliminate thousands of dollars in direct federal loan debt. … Read more

Going Ahead: Student Loan Debt Relief

The US Department of Education currently offers federal student loan debt relief. The program provides eligible borrowers with full or partial release of loans of up to $20,000 for Federal Pell Grant recipients and up to $10,000 for non-Pell Grant recipients. Pell Scholarships are awarded to low-income students based on their FAFSA. Applications can be … Read more