The online application for interest-free student loans at Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning is now open! Students can apply at www.lancdollars.org until April 30th for the 2024-25 academic year. Please note, prior to applying, students will need to complete the FAFSA and then submit the FSS (FAFSA Submission Summary) as a requirement of the loan application.
Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning’s mission is to provide financial resources to Lancaster County residents in support of their post-secondary educational goals. They have provided more than $19,000,000 in interest-free loans since 1961!
Thank you to everyone who attended Financial Aid Night on October 24th! Sonya Mann-McFarlane from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) was our guest speaker and did a fantastic job providing our students and families with an overview of financial aid and the application process.
Lancaster Dollars online application period is open until 4/28/23 to apply for interest-free student loans for the upcoming school year. More than 14,000 loans totaling $19 million have been provided by LDHL since 1961 to help students achieve their educational dreams!
Paying for College and Options for Balances 4/4 Tuesday, Noon; 4/20 Thursday, 6:30pm This one-hour webinar is for students and families that are starting to plan or are in the thick of decisions with May 1st, National Admissions Day, right around the corner. Affording the costs is one topic that is on everyone’s mind. This presentation by PHEAA’s Daniel Wray and Linda Pacewicz of the PAForward program will review the types of Aid available, what needs to be done to check for eligibility and provide tips on the options for covering the balances and making affordable decisions. Don’t miss it!
Financial Aid and Planning Q&A with PHEAA 4/6 Thursday, 6:30pm; 4/18 Tuesday, Noon Articles related to funding a higher education are in the news almost every day and it can lead even the most knowledgeable of us into information overload. Have you ever wanted to simply ask a few specific questions, yet couldn’t find anyone to ask? Maybe you have questions about planning for college, finding the right school, applying for scholarships, applying for federal and state aid, understanding offer letters, completing loan applications, comparing federal loans to private loans, repaying/refinancing loans after graduation – etc. Join Linda Pacewicz and Daniel Wray of PHEAA for a wide open one hour Q&A session. Ask your questions in an open forum or privately via the chat. Hope to see you there!
Seniors! Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning online loan application period is OPEN! The deadline is 4/28/23 to apply for our interest-free student loans for the 2023-24 school year. Since 1961, LDHL has provided more than 14,000 loans totaling more than $19 million! We can help students achieve their educational dreams. Apply online at https://lancdollars.org/
The thought of Higher Education costs can be overwhelming, however planning and identifying what you can do to help lessen those costs is an important step. It’s never too early or too late to start understanding what those costs are and what is available to help maintain, plan and help you make affordable decisions. Join Dan Wray and Linda Pacewicz of PHEAA’s PA Forward Program in a one hour webinar to begin that process and become prepared.
Searching for Scholarships and Affording the Balance
2/9/23 Thursday Noon; 2/23/23 Thursday 6:30pm
There are many ways to pay for education, and one important step is to search and apply for Scholarships. More free money equals less borrowing. This presentation will review the types of options available, along with tips on applying. It will also offer samples of fun scholarship options to get you started. We’ll then review what to do about the balances that might be left over in order to make affordable higher education decisions. Join PHEAA for an hour of detailed information on this topic.
Attention Juniors and Seniors! Financial Aid Night for students and parents will be held on OCTOBER 4, 2022 at 6pm located in the High School Auditorium. This is a popular event to find out about grants, applications, scholarships, loans, and much more.
Don’t miss the deadline to apply for interest free student loans. Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning offers interest free loans to students. The application deadline is APRIL 29! Go to the website for more information and the application https://lancdollars.org/