Local Schools to Host
Financial Aid Completion Sessions
February 21, 2014
There are two upcoming Financial Aid Completion
Sessions for district high school students and their
families, according to Senator Joe Scarnati (R-Jefferson).
Scarnati said those attending will receive
help with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
online. The FAFSA is required to qualify
for most student aid programs, including the Pennsylvania State Grant, the
Federal Pell Grant, institutional awards and low-cost federal student and
A student aid expert from the Pennsylvania
Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) will be available at the Financial
Aid Nights to assist students with completing the online application during the
“This is an excellent opportunity for
students and their parents to receive assistance with completing the FAFSA and gain
a better understanding of the student aid process and how to begin planning to
fund their higher education,” Scarnati said. “In addition to completing the online application, participants
attending the sessions can learn about Pennsylvania-specific aid programs, as
well as the importance of searching for scholarships and other awards to pay
for education costs.”
The following list provides locations and
times for FAFSA Completion Sessions located in the 25th Senatorial
District. Each event is offered free of charge to participants. Some of the
sessions require registration as noted below.
DuBois, PA 15801
February 26 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
date is March 3)
Council of Elk & Cameron Counties
4 Erie Avenue, Suite
St. Marys, PA 15857
*Advanced registration is required by
March 5 – 5:00 p.m.
BC3 @ Brockway
1200 Wood Street
Brockway, PA 15824
*Advanced registration is required by calling 814.265.1813
Additional information regarding the FAFSA
can be found on the PHEAA website at: www.pheaa.org.