Permanent Disability Loan Forgiveness Program

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The Permanent Disability Loan Forgiveness Program reduces Nova Scotia Student Loan Debt for eligible borrowers who study at Nova Scotia Universities at a reduced course load because they have a permanent disability.

This program enhances the Loan Forgiveness Program in ways that specifically help students with a permanent disability. If you study at a reduced course load and qualify as a student with a permanent disability, then this program may benefit you.

The criteria for the Permanent Disability Loan Forgiveness Program are:

Additional benefits for students who study at a reduced course load.

Students who qualify for the Permanent Disability Loan Forgiveness Program are eligible for additional loan forgiveness upon graduation when they study at a reduced course load.

How do I apply for Loan Forgiveness?

Students are automatically assessed for Permanent Disabilities Loan Forgiveness when they graduate in the same way as the Loan Forgiveness program. No application is required.

Please see the Loan Forgiveness page of our website for more information about assessment and how you’ll receive your award.

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If we have trouble obtaining your graduation data from your school, we may need to contact you for proof of graduation in order to assess you for loan forgiveness.