Federal Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

PITC Institute – Participates in the following

Federal Title IV Financial aid Programs:

  • Federal PELL Grant Program: current Maximum of $7395.00, 2023-24
  • Federal Subsidized Direct Loan program: current Maximum of $3,500.00 for 1st academic year (Based on need)
  • Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan program: current Maximum of $2,000. for dependent students, and $6,000 for independent students for the 1st academic year. (Based on program costs)
  • Federal PLUS Loan Program: – A federal program available for parents of dependent students to borrow for a son or daughter who needs additional funds (Based upon program costs, and the creditworthiness of the parent).

To Apply: First, go to fsaid.ed.gov to create a Username and Password. This will allow you to access student and parent Title IV websites. Among them are fafsa.ed.gov and studentloans.gov.

Once your username and password have been created, go to fafsa.ed.gov to apply for Title IV assistance. The school code for PITC INSTITUTE is G37813. Using this will allow the school to determine how much TITLE IV aid you are entitled to receive. NOTE: For all programs beginning before July 1, 2023, will need to complete the 2023-24 FAFSA.

New Students: Please visit studentloans.gov to complete (1) Entrance counseling and (2) sign the Master promissory note.

PHEAA – Pennsylvania State Grant:

After you have completed your FAFSA, Apply for the Pennsylvania State Grant where you may be eligible for up to $5,000; https://www.pheaa.org/grants/state-grant-program/prepare.shtml

In school (no interest) Financing by PITC Institute

Speak with your Financial Aid Advisor about these (Payment Plans)

Private Loan Program:

Visit the “PA Forward Student Loans” (https://www.pheaa.org/student-loans/pa-forward/ ( Private Loan program)