Back a Boiler - ISA Fund It's not a loan. And you're not alone.

A new innovative option to fund a Purdue education.
It's not a loan. It's not a grant. It's something new and different, providing freedom and flexibility in funding your education as a Boilermaker. It's the Back a Boiler™ Income Share Agreement (ISA), managed by the Purdue Research Foundation. 

Comparison Tool

Welcome Purdue Boilermakers!

Use this comparison tool to see how an Income Share Agreement (ISA) compares with loan options.

Since launching in Purdue’s 2016 fall semester, 160 students received Back a Boiler funding totaling about $2.2 million. There are 79 unique academic majors represented in this group. The top six colleges represented are: Engineering, Polytechnic Institute, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, Krannert School of Management and Agriculture.

Email us at BackaBoilerInfo@prf.org or call 765-494-5050

Program Overview

Managed by the Purdue Research Foundation (PRF), the Back a Boiler™ Income Share Agreement (ISA) is an innovative way to help make school more affordable for Purdue students. It’s not a grant or a traditional loan – though students do make payments after graduating and securing employment. It’s an opportunity to complete an education without worrying about interest rates or decades of payments. Learn more about Back a Boiler™.

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