Refer a friend and get paid!

Earn while you learn! Refer your friends to Meritize and earn if a referred friend applies, is approved and enrollment has been verified. You and your friend will both receive a $50 Visa gift card when the loan is disbursed.

The more people you refer, the more you can earn. Refer your friends, classmates, or neighbors!

Pass this link to your friends and both parties must fill out this form once they have been approved so you can both receive your gift cards.

It’s that simple!

Meritize Referral Program Rules and Eligibility:
Meritize Referral Program will run from September 15th, 2022, to October 15th, 2022. Referrer will receive a $50 Visa gift card for every unique applicant that is referred, approved and enrollment is verified. The referred applicant will receive a $50 Visa gift card after their loan is disbursed. Must be a Meritize borrower to be eligible, and only one referrer will be compensated per new borrower.

Our goal is to train and develop pre-apprentices who will not only meet but exceed the demands and requirements of the electrical industry in the 21st century.

The Linemen Institute of the North East is a 500 hour pre-apprentice electrical lineman training program based in Saugerties, NY.

Students receive the following credentials:

  • First Aid & CPR
  • OSHA 10
  • CDL License
  • Pole Top & Bucket Rescue
  • Digger Truck Operations

At L.I.N.E., students will receive hands-on training in the following areas:

  •  Industry Safety
  • Overhead Distribution
  • Rigging
  • Construction Standards 
  • Career Planning

Meritize looks beyond your credit score. We believe your past achievements are an important indicator of your potential. We consider academic history or military service in addition to your credit.

A few reasons why Meritize is a great option for L.I.N.E. students include:

  • Fixed and variable interest rates available**
  • Flexible payment options, including deferring full principal and interest payments until 3 months after you complete your program
  • Repayment terms range from 18 months to 10 years
  • Customer support is available 6 days a week
  • 0.25% interest rate deduction if you sign up autopay***

Checking loan options with Meritize has never been easier. By filling out a short application, you can check your loan options without impacting your credit score.

If loan options are available to you, Meritize may request additional documentation as well as your merit information to finalize your application. This could be in the form of:

  • Academic Experience (Official or unofficial transcript or HSE certification)
  • Military Experience (DD214)

Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ page or give us a call at 833-MERIT-4-U. Ready to see if you qualify? 
Check your options here.

Linemen Institute of the North East does not endorse a particular lender, nor is it affiliated with Meritize Financial, Inc. (“Meritize”) or the Meritize platform.

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Terms and Conditions apply. Meritize branded loan products are educational loans issued by Meritize Lending, LLC**. Meritize reserves the right to modify or discontinue products and benefits at any time without notice. To qualify, a borrower must be a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or hold an Employment Authorization Document and meet Meritize’s underwriting requirements. If approved for a loan the actual loan amount, term, payment, and APR amount of loan that a customer qualifies for may vary based on credit determination, state law and other factors. Meritize does not warrant or guarantee any claims made herein, including, but not limited to, gaining admission to a program, concerning the quality or financial strength of any educational institution, securing funding or obtaining employment. Our final loan offer may differ as a result of the school chosen and the associated cost of tuition. Not all schools are eligible for funding. Meritize does not offer educational loans in the following states: IN, ME, ND, NV, SD, VT, WI, WV, WY, PR. All rights reserved.

**For residents of SC, loan is made by Meritize Financial, Inc.
*Variable rates are subject to change