PSU Financial Aid Videos
A collection of student produced videos on diverse financial aid topics and PSU processes.
By using FAFSA4caster, you and your family will receive an early estimate of eligibility for federal student aid. This Web site provides you with an opportunity to increase your knowledge of the financial aid process; become familiar with the various types of federal student aid that are available; and investigate other sources of aid, such as grants and scholarships.
The Student Guide To Federal Financial Aid Programs
The complete handbook of student financial aid. Included are program descriptions and eligibility requirements for the federal aid programs: Federal Pell Grants, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loans, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants (SEOG), and Federal Parent Loan programs for undergraduate students (PLUS) and former GSL, SLS, and Federal Stafford, current Federal Stafford Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans.
Family source for free information from the U.S. Department of Education of education beyond high school
Federal Student Aid PIN Website (PIN)
Students and one parent (for dependent students) should apply for a PIN as soon as possible The PIN will allow you access to your personal information on various US Department of Education web sites. Because your PIN serves as your electronic signature, it should be kept in a secure place.
Completing The FAFSA
Line by line instructions for completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
Use this FAFSA on the Web worksheet to collect all of the pertinent information before beginning your FAFSA. Then, simply enter the data on the web when ready to file the FAFSA.
You can now apply for financial aid on the web, at a site maintained by the U.S. Department of Education. This is the fastest way to apply with the least amount of errors, and have your results sent to the school(s) of your choice.
National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
Track the entire history of your federal student aid, from award through account closure, with The U.S. Department of Education’s central database for federal student aid.
Educational and Training Vouchers for Foster Care Youth
Are you currently in or have been in foster care and need help paying for college or career school? If so, you might be interested to know that the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program helps current and former foster care youth through the Educational and Training Vouchers (ETV) Program.
Financial Awareness Counseling
Financial Awareness Counseling provides tools and information to help you understand your financial aid and assist you in managing your finances.
This website provides a wealth of information on subjects such as: Credit Cards, Loan Calculators, EFC Estimators, FAFSA and Scholarships.
SALT is a FREE program available to all PSU students that helps students and families navigate financing a higher education, successfully manage any resulting debt, and build money skills for life.
The Army National Guard Of NH
Learn how the Army National Guard of NH can help with your higher education expenses.
EFC Calculation Guide 13-14
A guide to understanding EFC (Estimated Family Contribution) and the Department of Education calculation for the 2013-2014 academic year
Higher Education Agencies and Financial Assistance Agencies
|CT||Connecticut Student Loan Foundation (CSLF)||525 Brook St
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
|CT||Connecticut Higher Education Student Loan Authority (CHESLA)||342 No. Main St , Suite 202
West Hartford, CT 06117
|MA||Massachusetts Education Financing Authority (MEFA)||125 Summer St, Suite 300
|ME||Maine Educational Loan Authority (MELA)||131 Presumes St. Portland, ME 04103||1-800-922-6352|
|NH||New Hampshire Higher Education (NHHEAF)||P.O. Box 877
Concord, NH 03302
|NH||NH Division of Higher Education||101 Pleasant St
Concord, N.H. 03301
|NJ||New Jersey Higher Education Assistance Authority (HESAA)||P.O. Box 545 Trenton, NJ 08625||1-800-792-8670|
|NY||New York Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)||99 Washington Ave
Albany, NY 12255
|PA||Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Corporation (PHEAA)||1200 N. 7th St
Harrisburg, PA 17102-1444
|RI||Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA)||560 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 200
Warwick, RI 02886
|VT||Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)||P.O. Box 999
Winooski, VT 05404