PHEAA’s higher education access partner Marla Kane explains the different types of scholarships that are available for financial aid, how to apply, how to avoid scholarship scams and offers examples of scholarships that could save you thousands of dollars.
2018 Financial Aid Night Power Point Presentation
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Create FSA ID
You must create an FSA ID before completing your FAFSA form.
Free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA form)
Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible after October 1. There are three ways that a student can complete the FAFSA:
1) Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
2) Download and complete a PDF version of the FAFSA at www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov (Note: PDF FAFSA’s must be mailed for processing).
3) Request a paper FAFSA by calling the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-433-3243
Sources of Aid and Financial Aid Information
FAFSA 4Caster (Federal Aid Projection Tool)
Resources by State
Student Tax Information
Project Scholarship Scam
Student Guide to Federal Aid
More ways to save for College: