The Daily Eastern News

Perkins Loan program expired

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 14, 2015

The Federal Perkins Loan program, which was the oldest federal student loan program, ended on Sept. 30. The Perkins Loan was a low interest federal loan for students with exceptional financial need. This academic year, about 250 students received the loan. In 2014-2015 about 350 students did. Amanda...

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