Jun 29, 2022  
2014 - 2015 Catalog 
    
2014 - 2015 Catalog Archives - Prior Version

Types of Financial Aid


TYPE OF AID SOURCE AWARD AMOUNTS WHO IS ELIGIBLE
TO APPLY
APPLICATIONS
REQUIRED
*FINANCIAL AID
OFFICE PRIORITY
DEADLINES
Pell Grant Federal
Government
Proposed yearly award ranges from $400 to $5,730 as determined by a federal formula. Based on financial need. Students are limited to 12 semesters of full time Pell award in their lifetime. Generally awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in at least 6 credits. Recipients must maintain satisfactory financial aid progress. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal April 1st
FSEOG Federal
Government
Yearly award may range from $200 to $400 as determined by a federal formula. Based on financial need. Federal Pell Grant recipients receive priority for FSEOG awards Generally awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in at least 6 credits. Recipients must maintain satisfactory financial aid progress. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal April 1st
Pennsylvania State Grant State of PA

Yearly awards are determined by PHEAA. Students are limited to 4 full time state grants at a community college and 8 semesters of full time state grants in their lifetime. (The number of remedial and online classes impact eligibility.)

Full-time or part-time (at least 6 credits) student enrolled in two-year associate degree program, a U.S. citizen, PA resident, U.S. high school graduate (or equivalency standards in accordance with PHEAA) or GED recipient. Must meet PHEAA progress guidelines. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal

By August 1 (new students)

By May 1 (returning students)

Direct Loans - William D. Ford Direct Loan Program U.S. Department of Education

Maximum base subsidized amounts: $3,500 first-year student and $4,500 second-year student.

Unsubsidisized amounts: eligibility varies according to dependency status.

Generally awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in at least 6 credits. Recipients must maintain satisfactory financial aid progress. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal and Federal Direct Master Promissory Note April 1st
Federal College
Work-Study
Program
Federal
Government
Variable; based on unmet
financial need (minimum wage)
Student enrolled at Pennsylvania Highlands and maintaining satisfactory financial aid progress. Free Application for Federal  Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal and Federal Work Study Application April 1st
Scholarships Pennsylvania
Highlands
Foundation
Yearly awards range from
$100 to $2,000
Based on scholarship criteria.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal

Scholarship application and essay required.

April 1st
Parent Direct PLUS Loan U.S. Department of Education Cost of Attendance, as determined by the College, minus other financial aid received. Parents of undergraduate students, regardless of income. Student enrolled for minimum of 6 credits and is pursuing a certificate, diploma, or associate degree. Student must also maintain financial aid academic progress and must qualify as dependent. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal and Parent Direct PLUS Loan Application 45 days prior to
start of semester
Alternative Loans Private Lending
Institutions
Cost of Attendance (determined by the school) minus other financial aid received. Generally awarded to credit-worthy students enrolled in at least 6 credits. Recipients must maintain satisfactory financial aid progress.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal

Alternative loan application also required

None