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Financial Aid Resources

We understand the financial aid process for post-secondary schooling can be overwhelming.  The links below will help ease some of your fears and point you in the right direction. 



Federal Student Aid and the FAFSA                      


The first step in the financial aid process for all students applying for aid is the Federal Student Aid program and the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). To begin, visit FAFSA online at and follow the 3 step process for filling out the form. You may contact the Federal Student Aid office by phone at (800) 433-3243.


Jonathan Warner, our PHEAA Partner, will be hosting a FAFSA Webinar on Tuesday, December 5 at 6 PM to go over how to complete the FAFSA once it’s released in December. You can sign up by clicking here.

Pennsylvania Higher Education Association (PHEAA) State Grants & Loans


PHEAA serves millions of students and thousands of schools nationally through its state grant, guaranty, servicing, and financial aid processing systems. Visit and follow PHEAA's 5 Steps to Financial Aid. You can reach the PHEAA office by phone at (800) 692-7392.


Here are some helpful sites in regards to financial aid:


College Planning - FAFSA Guide 


5 Steps to Financial Aid


Pay for College 


PHEAA Financial Aid Resources for Parents and Students


Financial Aid Presentation 
Jonathan Warner is the Higher Education Access Partner for PHEAA assisting residents of Fayette, Greene, Washington, and Westmoreland counties.
The following is a presentation by Mr. Warner that you may find helpful as you are navigating financial aid decisions: