Students attending Keystone Technical Institute who qualify may be eligible for the following financial aid programs. All financial aid recipients must be enrolled in an approved program of study, continue to demonstrate financial need, and maintain satisfactory academic progress. Further information concerning these Financial Aid programs, rights and responsibilities of financial aid recipients and official application forms may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office. In the event a student is suspended, Financial Aid will be discontinued.
Keystone Technical Institute participates in Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for Federal Student Loan program proceeds (FPLUS, FDL), therefore all funds will be transferred electronically to Keystone Technical Institute. Each student/parent will be notified three days in advance of those funds being credited to your account. This notification will outline your options. This is a check less system. A receipt will also be provided after the funds are credited to the student's account.
Federal Pell Grant Program
KTI participates in the Federal Pell Grant Program. Under the terms of this entitlement program, students who are determined to be eligible by the federal government may receive grants for a full-time course of study during the grant year. All full-time students are entitled to apply; eligibility is determined by the federal government.
Federal Direct Loan Program
The William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. Loans made through this program are referred to as Direct Loans. Eligible students and parents borrow directly from the U.S. Department of Education at participating schools. Direct Loans include subsidized and unsubsidized Direct Stafford Loans (also known as Direct Subsidized Loans and Direct Unsubsidized Loans), Direct PLUS Loans, and Direct Consolidation Loans. You repay these loans directly to the U. S. Department of Education. Interested applicants may obtain a Master Promissory Note through the Financial Aid Office.
A. Federal Stafford Loan Program (Subsidized Loan & Unsubsidized Loan)
A guarantee fee and an origination fee are charged on each loan. Contact our Financial Aid Office to see what loan you qualify for.
B. Federal Plus Program (Parental Loans For Undergraduate Students)
This type of loan can be borrowed by parents of dependent children who are enrolled at an eligible institution at least on a half-time basis. The maximum amount per year is up to the cost of attendance less other student aid. Repayment begins 60 days after second disbursement.
Federal Work-Study (FWS) Program
This program provides jobs for qualified students who are unable to continue their education without additional assistance. This enables the students to earn money by working at the school or for an off-campus employer assigned by the school.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
An FSEOG grant may be awarded on a limited basis in the range of $100 to $2000 per year. Students with the most need (based on student's EFC) who qualify for other aid are given first consideration for this grant.
PHEAA Grant - applicable to Specialized Associate Degree programs only. Undergraduate students who have been a resident of Pennsylvania for at least twelve months prior to the date of application are eligible to apply for a Pennsylvania State Grant.
PHEAA Grant awards are made to students who demonstrate financial need in accordance with PHEAA requirements. There is an August 1st deadline for first time applicants. There is a May 1st deadline for previous State Grant recipients.
KTI has been approved for training of veterans under the provision of Title 38, United States Code, Section 3675. Veterans should contact the Financial Aid Office for further information. Make-up work is not permitted for the purpose of receiving Veterans Affairs training allowances (CFR 21.4254).
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR)
Physically challenged students seeking vocational training are encouraged to contact their nearest Vocational Rehabilitation Office for information and official forms.
KTI High School Senior Scholarship Award Program
Keystone Technical Institute awards twenty-four quarter tuition scholarships. These scholarships can be applied to any one of the following degree programs: Child Care Specialist, Culinary Arts Specialist, Professional Massage Therapy Specialist, Dental Assistant Specialist, Medical Assistant Specialist, Paralegal Specialist, or any diploma program with greater than 1500 clock hours.
Keystone Technical Institute does not intend to use a scholarship as a premium, special endorsement or discount.
Imagine America Foundation
Imagine America Scholarship program is an award-winning scholarship program offered by the Imagine America Foundation. The program is for high school seniors or recent graduates planning to attend a participating career college. (Participating career colleges are listed at www.imagine-america.org)
For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program and other important information, please click here.
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