PHEAA Advises Pennsylvania State Grant Applications of Potential Storm-Related Casualty Loss Assistance

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Harrisburg, PA (November 5, 2012)—The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) is advising all State Grant applicants who have suffered severe casualty losses as a result of Hurricane Sandy - regardless of their prior eligibility determination - to complete and submit a Casualty Loss Form for possible reconsideration of their State Grant award eligibility.

The Casualty Loss Form is available online at (PDF).

It is PHEAA's policy to give special consideration to a student's State Grant application when it is determined that the family's ability to finance educational costs has been reduced as a result of losses incurred due to fire, storm or other unforeseeable circumstances.

PHEAA State Grant and Special Programs representatives are available to answer questions at 1-800-692-7392.