Providing Affordable Access to Higher Education

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PA State Grant Program

Free Money You Don't Need to Repay

PA Forward Student Loans

PA's Low-Cost Way to Pay for College

2024-25 PA State Grant FAFSA® Deadline

We extended the submission deadline to June 1—make sure to submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) on time!

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PA Mental Health Education Learning Program in Schools (PA HELPS)

Review all the details about this new program!

PA Targeted Industry Program

The Pennsylvania General Assembly created this program in 2012 to prepare students with the skills in high demand by today's employers Learn More



After You Apply

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College Planning

Whether college is years away or right around the corner, we've got something to help.

A one-stop career and college planning site to help prepare students and parents for the important decisions they will face in the future.

Learn the entire financial aid process in five simple steps—from getting "free" money first to making sure you have all the money you need.

Fill out the FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). It's the most important thing you will do to pay for school.

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Partner Access

We offer products and services to help our partners excel in their efforts to create more access to education.

For Postsecondary Schools

Accurately and effectively administer your school's state and federal financial aid programs.

Resources and Training

Review our tutorials, documents, or even attend a workshop or training event to obtain valuable information to help meet your needs and the needs of your students.