Student Loans Resources in Colorado Springs

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Student Loans Resources in Colorado Springs


FINANCIAL AID RESOURCES

Following is a list of resources that may be able to help you with financial aid or with upgrading your employment skills:
 
 
Information regarding availability of Federal Student Aid, including Federal Work-Study funds through the Job Location Development Program to support students in apprenticeship programs.
A free website to explore career and education opportunities, Plan your strategies to achieve them, Advance your possibilities.
Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense-designed web portal for service members, veterans, their families, and authorized care givers with a single sign-on and access point to clinical and benefits information.
The U.S. Department of Education's site for free information on preparing for and funding education beyond high school.
Information for companies, employers, labor, apprenticeship sponsors, educators, workforce professionals, intermediaries and community-based organizations on using Federal funds and resources to support registered apprenticeship.
Information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Program.
Federal student aid and outreach tools for counselors, college access professionals, nonprofit mentors, and others
Department of Labor sponsors various online and interactive tools to help students learn more about career options
The National College Finance Center (NCFC) creates a personalized college finance plan or repayment plan based on your individual information and situation — providing you with an action plan to take you in the right direction! The NCFC’s mission is to guide students and families to resources that will help pay for college the smartest way possible, as well as provide information and advice on repaying students loans.
Department of Labor-sponsored online and interactive tools to help Veterans learn more about career options
The Federal Pell Grant Program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate and certain post baccalaureate students to promote access to post secondary education.
The Individual Development Account Program (IDA) is a matched saving program for low-income individuals who are employed and have a household income at or below 200% of the federal poverty level. The IDA program addresses the issue of self-sufficiency and poverty elimination through the innovative approach of asset acquisition. Participants can save up to $1,000 to be matched with up to $2,000 for a total of up to $3,000 for post-secondary Education, to start or expand a small business, or to purchase a first home. Additionally, under the primary assets of education and small business, clients can save an additional $500 to be matched with up to $1,000 for a total of up to $1,500 towards an automobile purchase.