Financial Aid can be the most confusing part of the college planning process. The key to the entire process is utilizing the financial resources that are available. Others are accessible on the computers. Understanding financial terminology is also important. Financial Aid can be classified in many different forms, including student loans, scholarships, grants, and work studies, to name but a few. The various links below have informational components, as well as actual scholarship searches:
Please see the current list of scholarships on Naviance. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but scholarships that are known to the YSHS Guidance Office.
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Also, check with local businesses, churches, community organizations, parent’s place of employment, and student’s place of employment for scholarships.
The Pennsylvania Army National Guard and Pennsylvania Air National Guard offer financial aid programs to support educational and job training pursuits of their members. The Armed Forces Reserves also offer several financial aid programs to assist students with their educational plans. The Montgomery G.I. Bill, the Federal Student Loan Repayment option, and state supported education assistance program are available to veterans and active service members as well.
FREE Application for Federal Aid - FAFSA
CSS/Financial Aid Profile
The financial aid application service for many private colleges and universities.
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