Financial Aid Announcements 

Federal Perkins Loan Program to end September 30, 2017 

Please be sure outstanding Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note requirements for Federal Perkins Loan are completed prior to September 30, 2017. Perkins loans not able to be disbursed by this date will be cancelled in accordance with federal regulation  

U.S. Department of Education Announces Opportunity for Federal Student Loan Borrowers to be Reconsidered for Public Service Loan Forgiveness

The U.S. Department of Education (Department) has launched a process for federal student loan borrowers to be reconsidered for loan forgiveness under a temporary expansion of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.   This is a limited opportunity – which the Department is referring to as Temporary Expanded PSLF (TEPSLF).

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7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA: Student's Guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

View this video tutorial for the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and follow the easy steps.


Where can I get more information about—and help with—the FAFSA? 

Visit ; and remember, as you fill out your FAFSA at , you can refer to help text for every question and (during certain times of day) chat online with a customer service representative. Or contact SHIP’s Financial Aid office at or 717-477-1131.