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e-CFR Data is current as of September 29, 2014

Title 34Subtitle BChapter VIPart 674Subpart A → §674.1


Title 34: Education
PART 674—FEDERAL PERKINS LOAN PROGRAM
Subpart A—General Provisions


§674.1   Purpose and identification of common provisions.

(a) The Federal Perkins Loan Program provides low-interest loans to financially needy students attending institutions of higher education to help them pay their educational costs.

(b)(1) The Federal Perkins Loan Program, authorized by title IV-E of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and previously named the National Direct Student Loan (NDSL) Program, is a continuation of the National Defense Loan Program authorized by title II of the National Defense Education Act of 1958. All rights, privileges, duties, functions, and obligations existing under title II before the enactment of title IV-E continue to exist.

(2) The Secretary considers any student loan fund established under title IV-E to include the assets of an institution's student loan fund established under title II.

*(c) Provisions in these regulations that are common to all campus-based programs are identified with an asterisk.

(d) Provisions in these regulations that refer to “loans” or “student loans” apply to all loans made under title IV-E of the HEA or title II of the National Defense Education Act.

(Authority: 20 U.S.C. 1087aa-1087hh; Pub. L. 92-318, sec. 137(d)(1))

[52 FR 45747, Dec. 1, 1987, as amended at 57 FR 32344, July 21, 1992; 59 FR 61415, Nov. 29, 1994; 64 FR 18002, Apr. 6, 2000]



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