Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority http://wkms.org en Mid-Continent Students Unable to Finish Their Program Can Get Federal Student Loan Payments Forgiven http://wkms.org/post/mid-continent-students-unable-finish-their-program-can-get-federal-student-loan-payments <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Mid-Continent University students who are unable to finish their programs due to the institution’s closure may not have to pay their federal student loans.</p><p>The Department of Education says students who do not transfer and do not finish the program they started at Mid-Continent are eligible for discharges on direct and Federal Family Education loans. But Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Executive Director Carl Rollins&nbsp;says getting a loan discharged isn’t necessarily the best option for Mid-Continent students.</p><p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 21:46:27 +0000 Whitney Jones 40146 at http://wkms.org Mid-Continent Students Unable to Finish Their Program Can Get Federal Student Loan Payments Forgiven State Financial Aid Officials to Decide Which Students Get Help http://wkms.org/post/state-financial-aid-officials-decide-which-students-get-help <p></p><p>Officials with the agency overseeing Kentucky’s college financial aid expect to figure out how many students will be receiving benefits in the next week. The state doles out nearly $100 million in financial aid annually, but that money is on a first come first served basis.</p><p>More than&nbsp;80,000 students in Kentucky who are eligible for state financial aid will not receive it. Officials say that number has both positive and negative meanings. Mon, 25 Mar 2013 16:48:55 +0000 Devin Katayama (KPR) 29710 at http://wkms.org State Financial Aid Officials to Decide Which Students Get Help Student Loan Travel Money http://wkms.org/post/student-loan-travel-money <p></p> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 13:57:43 +0000 The Associated Press 20280 at http://wkms.org Student Loan Travel Money Study Shows Kentucky Student Debt http://wkms.org/post/study-shows-kentucky-student-debt <p>New data shows Kentucky college graduates will shell out an average of $200 a month for a decade to pay off their student loans.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 27 Jun 2012 13:23:48 +0000 Associated Press 18597 at http://wkms.org Study Shows Kentucky Student Debt