Direct Stafford Loans: Postponement of Direct Stafford Loan Payments While a Student is in School

Question: Can a student postpone payments on their Direct Stafford Loan while they are in school?

Answer: The answer is yes. Students enrolled in school on at least a half-time basis are eligible for an in-school deferment that allows them to postpone payments on their Direct Stafford Loan until they graduate, or drop below half-time status.

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