Financial Aid Options: Scholarships, Grants, Awards and Loans
A college education is one of the most worthwhile investments you can ever make. And it's an investment that may benefit you for the rest of your life.
If you're serious about going back to school for massage therapy training, then don't let anything - including the cost of education - get in your way.
A lot of people hesitate about going to school because they think they can't afford it - and that's because they're not aware of the many ways available to finance their schooling.
Here are several ways you may be able finance your education:
Sign up for Scholarships
You didn't have to maintain a perfect 4.0 GPA in high school to receive a scholarship in college. In fact, you might be surprised to learn that there are thousands of scholarships that may not be based on academic achievement. Talk with an Everest Student Finance Planner to find out about scholarships you may qualify for.
Search for Grants
Many students never think about applying for grants, but this is something you should definitely consider. You see, grants never have to be repaid. And this free money is available to students at accredited schools and colleges across the country.
Volunteers Receive Financial Rewards
Volunteers of the United States Military, Peace Corps, and various other volunteer organizations can receive monetary awards to be used to further their education. The amount of money varies, but it can often cover a huge percentage of your student loans.
Federal Perkins Loans*
The Perkins loan is a low-interest federal loan made to students with an exceptional financial need. Talk with an Everest Student Finance Planner to find out if you qualify for one of these loans.
Students may also pay for their education through a loan from a private bank or other lender. These loans often depend on a credit score, or cosigner.
As always, our Everest Student Finance Planner can discuss the various ways you can finance your education. Financial aid available for those who qualify.
*The Federal Perkins Loan is only available at some Everest campuses. Check with an Everest Student Finance Planner for more information.