Your Right To Know About Financial Aid
In compliance with the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, the Financial Aid Office at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College provides a variety of consumer financial aid information on this website.
Apply for federal Financial Aid on the web. You and your parent, if you must provide parent information, will need to create a Federal Student Aid Identification (FSA ID). The FSA ID is a username and password that you will use to log into certain U.S. Department of Education websites and electronically sign the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
The PA State Grant program provides grants to eligible Pennsylvania residents who are in need of financial aid to attend a PHEAA-approved postsecondary school as undergraduate students. This link will take you to the state grant website.
Resources from the Office of Federal Student Aid
This link will take you to Resource Publications from the Office of Federal Student Aid. The Office of Federal Student Aid provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help you prepare and pay for college.
Students applying for Federal Direct Loans must complete Loan Entrance Counseling. The Financial Aid Office will not certify your loan until Entrance Counseling is complete. You can complete this counseling online by clicking here or contact the Financial Aid Office for instructions on how to complete Entrance Counseling.
If you have received Federal Direct Loans at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College under the Direct Loan Program and will be graduating or will be transferring or have dropped to less than half time, you are required to complete Direct Loan Exit Counseling. You may complete this counseling online by clicking here.
Veterans, service-members, and some dependents of disabled or deceased Veterans should follow the above link for information regarding eligibility, payment rates, and applying for benefits. This site also affords one the ability to apply for benefits on-line and certify monthly enrollment by utilizing the WAVE link.