Tag Archives: Financial aid

PHEAA: Be ready for FAFSA in the new year

Did you make your plans for ringing in 2014? Do they include filling out financial forms? Because PHEAA wants high school seniors and their families to get ready to complete the FAFSA as soon as possible after Jan. 1.

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Rep. Schreiber announces new Valley Forge Military College scholarship program

The Valley Forge Military College Legislative Appointment Initiative will award one student from the 95th legislative district an annual scholarship to the school, according to a news release from state Rep. Kevin Schreiber’s office.

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FAFSA help events scheduled around York County

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is reminding families that it’s time to fill out the FAFSA, and there are workshops scheduled around the state to help them navigate the financial aid application.

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Alzheimer’s organization offers scholarship opportunity for college-bound teens

Teens can win scholarships by sharing their experiences with Alzheimer’s disease, through a scholarship program from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

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One-stop enrollment event at HACC on Tuesday

HACC’s campuses in Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York have another one-stop enrollment event on Tuesday, Nov. 27.

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Pa. treasurer: Grandparents help pay for college through 529 plans

Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord says that grandparents are stepping up to help their grandchildren afford college through PA 529 college savings plans.

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Open house coming up at Messiah College

Messiah College will hold an open house Oct. 27 for prospective students.

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PHEAA’s Student Aid Guide now available online

The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency’s annual Pennsylvania Student Aid Guide is now available online.

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On student loans and college affordability

The cost of college is going up, but officials say post-secondary education is more important than ever.

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Reports: Republicans, Democrats disagree on how to keep Stafford loan interest rates from doubling

The Washington Post reports that neither Republicans nor Democrats want the interest rates on federal subsidized Stafford student loans to double on July 1 as scheduled, but they’re still fighting over how to pay for plans to freeze the interest … Continue reading

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