- If you apply for the Graduate PLUS Loan and it is awarded to you, it is not necessary to accept this award on ISIS, this loan will automatically disburse. However, you may reduce or cancel the award prior to disbursement if the loan exceeds your financial obligations.
For qualified Florida residents. Applications for post-doctoral loans will be considered only after all undergraduate loan applications have been reviewed. Loans may not exceed $15,000 per applicant, or $5,000 per year. For information contact:Chairman, Task Group on Student Loans Florida Dental Association 1111 E. Tennessee Street, Suite 102 Tallahassee, FL 32308-6914 Telephone 1-800-877-9922
The Health Professions Student Loan program provides long-term, low interest rate loans to full-time, financially needy students to pursue a degree in dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, podiatric medicine, or veterinary medicine.
- Loans are made with government funds through a school’s financial aid office, and the school acts as the lender. You are not responsible for paying the interest on the loan during in-school, grace, and deferment periods
- Borrowers must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens. According to federal regulations, parent income and asset information must be taken into account, regardless of dependency status, when determining eligibility for the HPSL.
- To apply for a Health Professions Student Loan you must: complete the FAFSA by your priority deadline and include your parent information on the FAFSA (regardless of your dependency status).
Students may receive HPSL assistance as long as they continue to meet all eligibility criteria for receipt of federal aid.