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April 2024 LENS Meeting Recap: Financial Aid Literacy

Due to recent legislation, FAFSA Simplification has led to a significant overhaul of the processes and systems used to award student aid.  Amy Sawdey, PHEAA's Higher Education Access Partner, is sharing more about these recent changes and how to guide students through the application process. 

Check out the slide deck and full session recording for information about the financial aid process and the available financial aid programs that make higher education more affordable for families.  The state programs discussed include the PA Targeted Industry ProgramPA Fostering Independence Tuition Waiver ProgramPA Partnerships for Access to Higher Education Program, and the PA State Work-Study Program.