• Crucial information for families of Seniors planning to attend any post-secondary institution:

    In preparing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), Parents/Guardians and students are required to create an FSA (Federal Student Aid) ID. Both parent and student must use their own e-mail address in creating the FSA ID; student and parent can no longer use the same e-mail address. The FSA ID will be used to electronically sign the FAFSA and is your passport to Federal and State aid online. For help in creating the FSA ID, please visit www.StudentAid.gov for comprehensive information, or Click Here for a three-minute tutorial.


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    International Education Financial Aid  

    A good site offering a free searchable database of scholarships for International Students.

    Lend Edu

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    Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency  

    State grant, guaranty, servicing, and financial aid processing systems.

    United Negro College Fund  

    Access over 7,000 scholarships. The UNCF has helped to educate 300,000 students at more than 950 colleges, providing operational funding for 38 member schools and providing advanced training for faculty and administrators.

    U.S. Department of Education  

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