Back a Boiler - ISA Fund

The Back a Boiler program is not accepting new applicants. Please contact our Division of Financial Aid to learn about other options that can help you cover the cost of attendance.

Students currently enrolled in Back a Boiler are not affected. Please reach out to Launch Services at 877-354-2629 (available 8am-5pm CST) should you have questions about your account.

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For Current Back a Boiler Participants

If you have servicing questions about your current Back a Boiler Income Share agreement contact Launch Servicing or Purdue Research Foundation.



Launch Servicing, LLC
PO Box 91910
Sioux Falls, SD 57109-1910

877-354-2629 (8AM TO 5PM Central)


Launch Servicing, LLC
PO BOX 679220
Dallas, TX 75267-9220


Scott Seidle
Purdue Research Foundation
Chief Financial Officer & Treasurer and Back A Boiler Program Manager

To date, there are more than 1,600 contracts with students enrolled in Back a Boiler - ISA Fund who have received funding totaling over $17.9 million. All Purdue University colleges and over 150 majors are represented in the student participation. The top seven colleges represented are: Engineering, Polytechnic Institute, Health and Human Sciences, Science, Liberal Arts, Agriculture, and Krannert School of Management.


Email us at or call 765-494-5050

Program Overview

Purdue's mission is to provide you with higher education at the highest proven value, with the goal to make you marketable as you enter the job market. The Back-A-Boiler ™ Income Share Agreement is an innovative option to make your prestigious Purdue degree more affordable by banking on yourself. Managed by the Purdue Research Foundation, the Back-A-Boiler ™ ISA is a contractual agreement in which you receive education funding in exchange for an agreed upon percentage of your post-graduation income over a defined number of years, with payments adjusted based on your salary.

Learn more about Back a Boiler™.


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