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Perkins Loan Repayment

Payment Options

 

Logon to http://www.ecsi.net/bwr/borrower.html to pay online 24/7 by e-check, ACH, credit or debit card. ECSI contact information is 1-888-549-3274.
ECSI’s school code for The University of Tennessee at Knoxville is T9.

Send mail payments to:

ECSI
PO Box 1278
Wexford, PA 15090

Deferment Options

 

Deferment of principal and interest with no eligibility limit

  • Enrolled as an at-least-half-time student at an eligible institution Deferment Form

Deferment of principal and interest for a maximum of 3 years

  • Seeking but unable to find full time employment
  • Economic hardship
  • Active duty during a war, certain military operations, national emergency or qualifying National Guard duty

Deferment of principal, not interest, for a maximum of 3 years

  • Forbearance

 

 

 

 

Federal Perkins Loan Cancellation Summary Cancellation Conditions and Amount Forgiven

Up to 100%
Borrower’s total and permanent disability or death
Full-time law enforcement or corrections officer
Full-time nurse or medical technician
Full-time employee of a public or nonprofit child or family-services agency providing services to high-risk children and their families from low-income communities

Full-time staff member in the education component of a Head Start program
Full-time qualified professional provider of early intervention services for the disabled
Full-time teacher of math, science, foreign languages, bilingual education or other fields designated as shortage areas
Full-time special education teacher of children with disabilities in a public or nonprofit elementary or secondary school

Up to 100% for service on or after August 14, 2008
Full-time firefighter
Full-time attorney employed in a federal public or community defender organization
Full-time staff member in a prekindergarten or child care program that is licensed or regulated by a state
Full-time speech pathologist with a master’s degree working in a Title I-eligible elementary or secondary school
Full-time special education teacher of children with disabilities in an educational service agency
Full-time teacher in a designated educational service agency serving students from low-income families
Full-time faculty member at a tribal college or university
U.S. armed forces service in a hostile fire or imminent danger pay area
Librarian with a master’s degree working in a Title I-eligible elementary or secondary school or in a public library serving
Title I-eligible schools

Up to 70%
VISTA or Peace Corps volunteer

 

For complete Federal Perkins Loan information go to the Federal Financial Aid Handbook.

 

Questions?  Contact our office at 865-974-4497.

Our office hours are 8:00 to 4:30, Monday through Friday.

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