Don't be Scared...financial aid is here to see if they can help you start your journey!
We've provided an overview video for FAFSA to help navigate and make the financial aid process as easy as possible. The Financial Aid Video Station will guide you on all aspects to do with FAFSA.
The Video Station will help you understand how to apply for financial aid to see if you qualify, what grants vs loans are, what happens if you need additional assistance, how payback of loans work, and why not to fear repayment financial aid loans. Please contact us with any questions or concerns. Often times financial aid is just scary and a little misunderstood so let us clear things up for you so you can finally move forward if this has been something holding you back. Our financial aid staff is available to assist you with all your financial aid needs Monday through Friday from 10am to 6pm.
Please take a moment to watch this FAFSA
Overview Video for your convenience ---> AND...What has changed for the 24/25 FAFSA
Statement of Non-Discrimination:
VskiCosmetology School provides equal opportunity in education and employment in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, and the Age discrimination Act of 1978. (See Student Catalog for more details)
Your financial need determines your eligibility for financial aid. Generally, to qualify for federal, state, and/or institutional assistance, you must:
Have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate / equivalent
Have a valid Social Security Number
Demonstrate financial need based on the results of the FAFSA
Confirm eligibility if you have been convicted of possessing or selling illegal drugs by submitting Student Aid Eligibility Worksheet in your FAFSA application
Be enrolled in and attending classes. Most financial aid programs require at least half-time enrollment
Be attending a financial aid eligible certificate program
Register with the Selective Service System if required
Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress in your course of study
Document any Unusual Enrollment History
Not be in default on any state or federal grant or loan received at any institution
Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States or trust territories
Certify that you will use federal student aid only for educational purposes
Types of Financial Assistance
The amounts and types of financial aid you receive are determined through federal, state and institutional guidelines. Most federal financial aid is based on financial need. For additional information on Financial Aid Programs go to https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
Are awarded through federal, state and institutional sources and are based on financial need. Grants are regarded as “gift” aid and do not need to be repaid. The Financial Aid Office will verify your eligibility based on the information you provide on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the first step in applying for any financial aid.
Are provided through various organizations and corporations, private donors, and sometimes the school itself. Scholarships are regarded as “gift” aid and do not need to be repaid.
Are offered at low interest rates and can be repaid over an extended period of time. The Financial Aid Office will verify your eligibility based on the information you provide on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the first step in applying for any financial aid.