Financial Aid Night at EHS was held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Wil Casaine, Executive Director of Financial Aid, Tutoring, and The Center for Student Success at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ), served as the evening's guest speaker and provided an overview on the financial aid process. Topics covered during this FREE event included navigating the free application for federal student aid (FAFSA), need-based and merit aid, and federal and state grant programs and scholarships.
Any senior planning to apply for financial aid for the 2020-2021 school year should stop by the Guidance Office to obtain a packet of important materials that were distributed during Financial Aid Night.
If you missed Senior Financial Aid Night, the presentation can be viewed by clicking Financial Aid Night .NJHESAANew Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA) has prepared a Student Loan Guide to be distributed to New Jersey high school students. In January 2013 legislation was passed by the New Jersey Legislature and signed into law by Governor Christie requiring HESAA to provide a booklet/brochure and directing high schools to annually disseminate it to each student in the 11th and 12th grades. In accordance with N.J.S.A. 18A:71A-35, below is the Student Loan Guide e-booklet link and some other valuable tools to help students and families. Also included is the state law PDF indicated above for your review.
e-booklet link to the Student Loan Guide:http://www.hesaa.org/Flipbooks/StudentLoanGuide/index.html
Interactive Student Loan Game Plan:http://www.iowastudentloan.org/smart-borrowing/student-loan-game-plan/nj/student-loan-game-plan.aspx
9th grade e-booklet Reach Higher a guide to choose a college path:http://www.hesaa.org/Flipbooks/ReachHigher/index.html
HESAA is the only state authority with the sole mission of providing students and families with the information and resources necessary to attain an education beyond high school. We encourage students to visit the website, www.hesaa.org, to learn more about our programs and services.Web ResourcesClick on the links below to access financial aid resources. Please note the resources listed here are not necessarily endorsed by the district but are provided to assist students and families navigate through the financial aid process.NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA)
Federal Student Aid
- US Department of Education Financial Aid Information
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Federal Student Aid PIN
- Student Aid on the Web
- Direct Loans
Secondary Financial Aid Resources
- Mapping Your Future
- Big Future by College Board
- National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
- College Connection
- eStudent Loan
- Sallie Mae