Financial Aid Information

Financial Aid Information

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 
 Financial Aid Planning Video:
To gather information about the FAFSA, please go to:  
NOTE:  Seniors (Class of 2023) may begin their FAFSA on October 1, 2022!  Seniors should complete and file this form as soon as possible!
Many state, local and private entities use the FAFSA information to determine eligibility for grants and scholarships and have different deadlines.
You must FILE your FAFSA by May 1st to be eligible for a PA State Grant!
The Department of Education has created a YouTube video for students and 
parents on How To Create An FSA ID.  Go to:



Refinancing Education Debt – is it right for me?    Tuesday, March 21st @ Noon

Join us for this informative one-hour webinar on refinancing education debt.  Current or previous students of any age with student loans may be overwhelmed with their current repayment options or are moving closer to the repayment phase and wonder if refinance may be a better solution.  PHEAA, represented by Dan Wray and Linda Pacewicz of the PA Forward Private Student Loan Program, will explain the pros and cons, availability of programs, and help those interested in understanding more about this topic.


Financial Aid Timeline – Know what to do when   Thursday, March 23rd @ 6:30pm

This one-hour presentation will provide the starting points and web resources for effective research before, during, and after your student makes post secondary decisions. The journey will begin before high school and end in the land of understanding choices post-graduation.  One thing is for certain – it’s never too early to start planning for a successful higher education experience.  Join PHEAA’s

Linda Pacewicz and Dan Wray of PHEAA’s PA Forward Private Student Loan Program as they guide you along the exciting, and sometimes bumpy, road to planning for an affordable education. Knowing what to expect and to plan for it is the key, as Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail!




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