Advertisement

Financial aid forms due by March 1

February 10, 1998

Financial aid forms due by March 1

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - March 1 is the deadline for all high school seniors, college students and other prospective college students to apply for 1998-99 financial assistance through the West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program.

Approximately 8,300 grants are being awarded to qualified students this year through the grant program, the major state-funded source of financial aid funds available to West Virginia undergraduate students.

The program awards grants ranging from $350 to $2,348 to financially needy and academically able state residents. The funds are used toward the payment of tuition and fees.

Advertisement

Applicants must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid form to the grant program office. The FAFSA may be filed in the following ways:

* On the Web at (www.fafsa.ed.gov)

* Through FAFSA Express software that can be downloaded from (www.ed.gov)

* The traditional form

FAFSA software is available at many high schools, colleges and libraries. Those choosing to file the paper form should mail the application at least one week prior to the March 1 deadline.

The Herald-Mail Articles
|
|
|