Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that New York State will start accepting applications for the "Get On Your Feet" Loan Forgiveness Program on Thursday.

The new program will offer recent college graduates, living in New York State, up to 24 months of federal student loan debt relief.

To qualify...

*Graduates must have earned an undergraduate degree either in or after     December of 2014 from a college or university in the state.

*Graduate have to be making less than $50,000 a year, and be enrolled in the federal Income Based Repayment plan or Pay As You Earn plan.