The CBSD Financial Aid Overview  was held on 10/4/22 (virtually).  

    Click here to access/download the Power Point presentation.

    Click here to watch the recorded presentation (approx 45 minutes).

    Ms. Fran McKeown, Access Partner from the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), reviewed topics including higher education costs, the types of Financial Aid available, and how to apply for Financial Aid (using FAFSA, or the Free Application for Federal Student Aid).   


    The FAFSA Completion Workshop was held VIRTUALLY on 11/16/22 (virtually). 

    Click here to watch the recorded presentation (approx 35 minutes). 

    Ms. Fran McKeown, our PHEAA rep, discussed the process of completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) and the PA State Grant application.  



    Every month, PHEAA offers a number of WEBINARS covering various topics.  Check back for upcoming presentations and registration information.


     Helpful Links and Information

    Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) has a wealth of resources, videos and downloads to assist students and their families in navigating the financial aid process, and teaching families about Pennsylvania-specific student aid programs. Download this GRAPHIC for a great summary of the financial aid process, and visit the PHEAA.ORG website for additional materials.


    Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):  This is the federal application which all students must complete and file in order to be considered for any federal, state, or institutional aid.  While paper forms are available, the online application is preferred.  Students planning to matriculate in college in the fall can begin to fill out/submit their FAFSA starting October 1.   

    Fin Aid!  The Smart Student Guide :  This site provides a large number of resources, answers, and information about the financial aid process.



    The PROFILE is the financial aid application service of the College Board. Many of the member colleges, universities, graduate and professional schools, and scholarship programs use the information collected on PROFILE to help them award non-federal student aid funds.  Visit www.collegeboard.com for more information, a list of participating colleges and universities, and important deadlines.  Click here to go directly to the CSS Profile login page

    Click Here to view the list of CSS Profile Participating Colleges and Universities.