JFSA helps students find ways to pay for college
Navigating the college application process can be stressful enough for students and their families without the added pressure of “How do I pay for college?”
In 2011, Jewish Family Service Association’s College Financial Aid Program awarded 219 students with almost one million dollars in need-based grants, interest-free loans and scholarships.
The deadline to apply for grants, loans and scholarships for the 2012-2013 school year is March 14. To be eligible for consideration for aid, a family's total household income should not exceed $100,000 annually. (Exceptions to this rule are made in unique circumstances.)
JFSA funds are distributed each August for the fall term. Both full- and part-time Jewish students in undergraduate or graduate studies can apply once a year.
Becky Rocker is a marketing/public relations specialist for JFSA.