Back a Boiler 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.

About $2 million of Back a Boiler funds now approved

for more than 100 participating Purdue students!

Talk to an advisor today about a Back A Boiler™ ISA.

Email us at 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 new 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 debt. Learn more about Back A Boiler™.

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