State Launches Loan Reimbursement for New Engineering Grads Working in Connecticut

The Connecticut General Assembly announced a new loan reimbursement program, the Connecticut Engineering Loan Reimbursement Program, which targets recent engineering graduates working in Connecticut. The program provides a one-time reimbursement of up to $5,000 for engineering graduates who have outstanding student loans and were hired full-time as engineers in Connecticut since January 1, 2006. The application deadline is March 30, 2007.

The program details stipulate that, to qualify, candidates must be legal residents of Connecticut, have outstanding student loans in their own name, have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering from any U.S. college or university, and have been hired as a full-time engineer in Connecticut since December 31, 2005.

To apply for a student loan reimbursement, candidates should complete the official application and submit it, along with an official copy of the academic transcript indicating degrees and dates on which they were awarded. Details of the program, criteria, and the application may be found on the Connecticut Department of Higher Education’s*.




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