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Fact Sheet on Fresh Start Available for Confined or Incarcerated Borrowers

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The Department of Education’s (ED) office of Federal Student Aid (FSA) has a fact sheet on the new Fresh Start Program.  The Fresh Start Program is a one-time, temporary program that offers special benefits for borrowers (including incarcerated individuals) with defaulted federal student loans; it provides some benefits, such as restoring access to federal student aid grants and post-release loans.  Justice-involved individuals have to actively sign up to participate in the program.

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