Financial Aid

Recent Graduates

Recent GraduatesCongratulations on your wonderful achievement. The office of student finance is committed to supporting you with current and relevant information regarding your loans. We have calculators, repayment charts and strategies that will help you make informed decisions regarding repaying your loans.

Public Service Loan Forgiveness  

Direct Loan Consolidation 

Income Based Repayment Information 

NSLDS for Students (provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants)

Direct Loan Servicing Center (loan information and borrower services)

AAMC Medloans® Organizer and Calculator (Enter, track, store and run repayment scenarios for your loans)

 AAMC Information Sheets

Income-Driven Repayment Plans and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) 

National Health Service Corps (NHSC) 

Financial Aid Fact Sheets 

Loan Repayment Options  

FIRST Multimedia 

FIRST for Students 

FIRST for Residents 

FIRST for Financial Aid Officers 

Contact FIRST 

 

FIRST for Pre-health Advisors

Pre-health Advisors  

Resources for staff who advise aspiring medical students

Einstein and Homan Loan repayment information

Einstein Loan

For those students who showed need, Einstein made available to them an annual loan of $7,000. It was interest free during medical school.  No payments are due until 4 years after graduation. Interest will accrue at a rate of 7.0% per annum during this period. During the next three years (years 5, 6 and 7 since graduation), however, the loan must be repaid, with interest, according to the following schedule:

  • Year 5 (Since Graduation):   25%
  • Year 6 (Since Graduation):   25%
  • Year 7 (Since Graduation):   50%

Homan Loan

For those students who showed exceptional need, Einstein made available to them a Homan Loan. The Homan Loan is interest free and payment free during medical school, and for three years after graduation. Starting with the fourth year post-graduation, repayment begins, on a quarterly basis with 4% interest accruing. This loan is payable over 10 years.

Forebearance

If you are experiencing financial difficulties which prevent you from making timely payments on your student loan, you may be eligible for a forbearance arrangement. Forebearance is provided as an alternative to regular monthly payments for borrowers and is available for a twelve-(12) month period. please review, complete and submit  this form  if you wish to apply.

 

Podcasts (made available by AAMC)

"How to Qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness – Hear about the key points that differentiate the programs.

"Should a Medical Resident Consolidate?" – Learn how to get through residency without making student loan payments, or view the fact sheet with identical information.

"Tax Benefits for Medical Students and Residents"  

The National Institute of Health Loan Repayment Program

The National Institutes of Health’s Loan Repayment Programs repay the outstanding student loans of researchers who are or will be conducting nonprofit biomedical or behavioral research. Opportunities are available in five research areas – clinical, pediatric, health disparities, contraception and infertility and clinical research for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
 
 

Applications for 2015 are available online at www.lrp.nih.gov. Application cycle is open from September 1, 2014 through November 17, 2014. 

 
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