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Loan Repayment Plans

Loan repayment programs offer an opportunity for students to reduce or eliminate their loan debt in return for choosing certain careers, military service, public service, and volunteer work. The amount of your loan forgiven or repaid under a loan repayment program may be considered taxable income. The Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, Perkins cancellations, and Stafford and Direct Loan Forgiveness offer other opportunities to reduce or eliminate your loan debt. Please check with your lenders and/or loan servicers regarding information on these programs.

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

National Health Services Corps

Scholarships

Scholarships are available to those who meet certain criteria.  The links below provide information to scholarship opportunities based on criteria such as career path, military service families, and those specific to MUSC.

General Scholarship Search

Scholarships for Military

American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Service Scholarship Programs compiled by AAMC

Online Training Tools

Computer-based instruction is a user-friendly and easy way to learn financial skills. The information is organized into modules that can be completed in a short time at your own pace. The many computer-based instructional programs include topics such as budgeting, financial planning, and banking. Additionally, you can learn more about debit/credit cards, identity theft, setting financial goals, and saving.

CashCourse, a National Endowment for Financial Education online resource, is a comprehensive money management program designed to assist young adults in making informed financial decisions by providing them with information and resources. CashCourse is a free, unbiased and noncommercial financial education solution. It offers reliable resources to help develop financial knowledge and skills.

AAMC FIRST (Financial Information, Resources, Services and Tools) for Medical Education is a comprehensive financial literacy program for medical students. One of the resources offered is Financial Literacy 101. This online program consists of modules covering a series of financial topics

Manage Your Money This online self-paced financial literacy program consists of 11 modules. It also offers a 12-step guide to financial success.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
Money SmartMoney Smart is a comprehensive financial education program designed to assist individuals with ways to improve their financial knowledge and skills. The curriculum consists of 10 modules. Each module takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete.

Adventures In Education (AIE) has a financial literacy section that assists students with money management. Topics such as credit cards, budgeting, credit scores and reports, and loan repayment are covered. In addition, AIE offers planning and financial aid resources for families and students. This site also has a scholarship search feature and calculator to determine the cost of credit.

Financial Awareness Counseling - U.S. Department of EducationThe Financial Awareness Counseling tool is designed to help students understand their financial aid and manage overall finances. The tool provides students with interactive tutorials. Students are able to access their individual loan history and receive personalized feedback.

Hands on Banking
Hands on Banking is a user friendly program designed to assist you with financial knowledge and skills needed to manage your money. This program offers a segment on the fundamentals of starting, managing, and growing your own business.

Helpful Links

U.S. Department of Education Student Loan Servicers:

Federal Trade Commission: 

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Tax Guide for Students:

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