Service Obligated Programs Database

New York State Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness Program

Summary:The New York State Licensed Social Worker Loan Forgiveness Program is a service-obligated loan repayment program for licensed social workers working in critical human service areas.

Agency:New York State Higher Education Service Corps

Sponsor:New York State

Program Type:Loan Repayment

Length of Service:A minimum of one year of qualified service up to four years.

Type of Designation Required:Mental health HPSA or MUA/P

Minimum HPSA Score Required:N/A

Place of Service Obligation:Variety of social worker settings

Health Professionals Supported:Social workers

Additional Information:A current recipient is not guaranteed a payment for the following year; however, priority is given to prior recipients seeking payment.

Website Link:https://www.hesc.ny.gov/repay-your-loans/repayment-options-assistance/loan-forgiveness-cancellation-and-discharge/nursing-faculty-loan-forgiveness-incentive-program.html