May 22, 2022  
2009 - 2010 Catalog 
    
2009 - 2010 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
Yearly award may range from $400 to $6,000 as determined by a federal formula. Based on financial need. Student enrolled for a
minimum of 3 credits.
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 Student enrolled for a minimum of 6 credits. Student must also maintain financial aid academic progress. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal April 1st
ACG Federal
Government
Maximum award may range from $750 TO $1,300 depending on academic year, GPA, and program of study Student enrolled for a minimum of 12 credits. Receive a Pell Grant during same award year. Student must have completed rigorous high school field of study. Second year eligibily is also based on GPA of 3.0 or higher. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal. High School transcript is required. April 1st
PHEAA Grants PA
Higher Education
Assistance Agency
State of PA Yearly award may range from $200 to $2,500 per year. Amount determined by state formula. Based on financial need. Full-time or part-time (at least 6 credits) student enrolled in two-year associate degree program, a U.S. citizen, PA resident, high school graduate (or equivalency standards in accordance with PHEAA) or GED recipient. Meet PHEAA progress guidelines. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal

By August 1 (new students)

By May 1 (returning students)

Stafford Loan Government
approved lending
institutions
Maximum subsidized amounts: $3,500 first-year student and $4,500 secondyear student. Amounts are requested by student and subject to approval by Financial Aid Office, lender and guarantor. Unsubsidized loan eligibility varies according to dependency status. Student must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits). Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA Renewal and Federal Stafford Student Loan Application April 1st
Federal College
Work-Study
Program
Federal
Government
Variable; based on unmet
financial need
Student enrolled at Pennsylvania Highlands and
making financial aid progress
guidelines
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 April 1st
Parent PLUS Loan Government
approved lending
institutions
Student Award Budget minus 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 PLUS loan application 45 days prior to
start of semester
Alternative Loans Private Lending
Institutions
Student Award Budget minus Aid Received Student enrolled for minimum of 6 credits. Student must also maintain financial aid academic progress. Approval is subject to credit check. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or FAFSA renewal and loan application None