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The deadline for the Highmark Healthcare Scholarship
for Rising Juniors has been extended to August 12, 2016. Students
pursuing a degree in computer science, information technology, or a
healthcare field are invited to apply.
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Posted on 1/29/2016 8:34:51 AM
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) is now available for the 2016–17 year. For maximum financial
aid consideration, submit the FAFSA to IUP by April 15, 2016.
Posted on 1/12/2016 8:34:34 AM
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Posted on 11/9/2015 2:36:09 PM
Grant awards through the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
(PHEAA) are funded under the Pennsylvania state budget. Because the 2016
fiscal year budget has not yet been passed by legislators, PHEAA State Grant
awards cannot be finalized.
Posted on 10/30/2015 2:29:58 PM
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Be sure to file at the FAFSA website before that date to ensure maximum aid program consideration.
Posted on 3/16/2015 12:23:20 PM
As the end of the fall semester is only a month away and registration
for the spring semester has begun, it is important to make sure you are
aware of the effect your academics have on your financial aid
eligibility. If you are a financial aid recipient, please take the time
to review the academic progress r
Posted on 11/12/2014 8:21:30 AM
If you are currently employed through the Federal Work Study program and wish to work during the summer, you must complete a Summer Federal Work Study Application. Forms are available at the Financial Aid Office customer service counter in the lobby of Clark Hall.
Posted on 4/3/2014 10:31:02 AM
Posted on 2/24/2014 8:32:01 AM
President Obama signed into law a new method for setting federal education loan interest
rates that will fluctuate with the markets, keeping them low for this year. Undergraduate subsidized and unsubsidized loans are 3.86 percent. Graduate unsubsidized direct loans are 5.41 percent. PLUS loans (both Graduate P
Posted on 8/12/2013 9:01:53 AM
The Financial Aid Office at IUP announces that, after a national search, Stacy Hopkins has been appointed the new director of Financial Aid.
Stacy brings to her position 10 years of financial aid experience, including five years experience as an assistant director of Financial Aid at IUP, as well as extensive exp
Posted on 3/7/2013 10:20:30 AM
Beginning in Fall 2012, there is a new PHEAA-mandated Classroom Instruction Policy which requires IUP to monitor the percentage of coursework a student takes online on a term-by-term basis.
A student may receive a state grant award for a term as long as he or she takes at least 50 percent of their credits for that
Posted on 7/25/2012 8:28:32 AM
Undergraduate students who enter IUP in the Fall of 2013 and meet academic qualifications may be considered for a new scholarship program.
Administered by the Admissions Office , the Sutton Scholars program recognizes academic achievement and awards funding scholarships that may be renewed for up to four years for
Posted on 6/11/2012 4:28:43 PM
There will no longer be a general Summer Financial Aid Application for Summer 2012 as there has been in prior years.
If you are taking classes during Summer 2012 and need financial aid assistance, please visit the Financial Aid Office website or the Service Counter located in the Clark Hall lobby for more informa
Posted on 3/1/2012 9:20:50 AM
The IUP Veteran Student Liaison, previously located in 107 Pratt Hall, has joined the Office of Veterans Affairs in Clark Hall in order to provide services to veteran students at one campus location.
The Office of Veterans Affairs, in 126 Clark Hall, will now provide a full range of individual consultations for vet
Posted on 11/15/2011 11:39:06 AM
There are over 350 veteran students currently enrolled at IUP that have contributed to our nation’s freedoms.
The contributions and sacrifices of these men and women, who served our country during the Civil War and both World Wars and during the more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, have been vital in main
Posted on 11/8/2011 9:56:33 AM
The Summer 2011 PHEAA (Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency) State Grant application is now available online .
The Summer State Grant program allows eligible students attending summer courses to receive a state grant award for the Summer term.
The PHEAA grant is limited to first-baccalaureate-degree
Posted on 3/15/2011 1:19:34 PM
Financial aid applications for Summer 2011 are now available online and at the Clark Hall service desk.
Office of Financial Aid
Posted on 3/14/2011 2:15:49 PM
A tax credit of up to $2,500 may be available to students and their families when filing their 2010 federal tax return.
Please review important facts to determine your eligibility for the American Opportunity Tax Credit , a part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act recently extended through 2012.
Posted on 2/18/2011 9:17:25 AM
Get the latest updates from the Office of Financial Aid on its Facebook page!
Posted on 2/11/2011 11:09:27 AM
Freshman that are coming in Fall 2011 can expect to receive their Financial Aid Award letters at their home address beginning mid-March 2011.
All other upperclassmen can expect to find their 2011–2012 financial aid awards beginning mid-June by logging into their URSA account.
Office of Financial Aid
Posted on 2/4/2011 9:05:05 AM
Find out answers to frequently asked questions about studying abroad by watching this video.
Posted on 1/28/2011 9:39:26 AM
Submit your 2011–2012 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) no later than April 15, 2011, for maximum financial aid consideration for the 2011–2012 academic year.
Office of Financial Aid
Posted on 1/24/2011 8:28:37 AM
Stay up to date on financial aid policies, procedures, and deadlines by becoming a fan of the IUP Financial Aid Facebook page.
Posted on 1/13/2011 9:21:15 AM
The fiscal year 2008 official Cohort Default Rates (CDR) were released from the U.S. Department of Education on September 13, 2010.
A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school’s borrowers who enter repayment on particular Federal Family Education Loan Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program l
Posted on 9/17/2010 10:03:21 AM
The keynote address at the third annual President’s Commission on the Status of Women at IUP conference, held on May 19, 2010, at the Hadley Union Building, was given by Alisa DeStefano, associate director of Financial Aid here at IUP.
Mrs. DeStefano’s remarks were titled “I’m Too Busy to Rest; Subtitled: Ladie
Posted on 5/24/2010 11:00:06 AM
Federal legislation is pending that, if passed as written, would require all schools in the U.S. to participate in the William D. Ford Direct Loan (DL) program, which utilizes the federal government as the lender to fund federal student loans.
The effective date currently written into the legislation is July 1, 201
Posted on 3/11/2010 9:10:27 AM
It’s that time of year again...time to file the 2010–2011 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for next academic year!
The FAFSA should be submitted no later than the priority filing date of April 15, 2010, for maximum financial aid consideration for the 2010–2011 academic year. The FAFSA may be compl
Posted on 1/6/2010 3:21:34 PM
Students attending the Winter Session may potentially be eligible for additional financial aid funding to assist with Winter Session— Distance Eduation costs if enrolled in the subsequent Spring semester at IUP.
Find more information on the Financial Aid office website: Winter Session .
Posted on 12/17/2009 10:27:18 AM
Effective August 15, 2009, the Financial Aid Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Posted on 8/4/2009 10:19:41 AM
Failure to confirm your attendance with the Bursar's Office will prohibit aid or loans from disbursing to your account. See this important notice from the Financial Aid Office.
Posted on 4/29/2008 8:41:35 AM
Financial Aid Applications for Summer 2008 are now available for submission.
Posted on 3/5/2008 8:39:36 AM
The Financial Aid Office has been notified by AES/PHEAA that the organization will temporarily suspend approving new student loans with AES/PHEAA as the lender for the 2007-08 and 2008-09 academic years. This includes Stafford, PLUS, and GradPLUS loans.
Posted on 3/3/2008 9:29:17 PM
The Financial Aid Office provides advice for safeguarding your personal information.
Posted on 2/15/2008 4:23:04 PM
A short summary of what you need to know and where to find the information needed about Costs and Financial Aid at IUP.
Posted on 11/12/2007 10:31:46 AM
From the Financial Aid Office: Students who desire maximum consideration for financial aid should submit the FAFSA before April 15.
Posted on 11/12/2007 10:24:56 AM
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