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Paying for College

Each school year, Mars Area High School hosts several programs for both parents and students regarding the financial aid application process, presented by a representative of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA). Programs discuss the latest headlines and trends, web resources, financial aid basics, scholarships, federal and student aid, loans, forms, financial aid award letters, as well as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

The following is link to an online Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) "Financial Aid Jump Start" presentation:
Additionally, below are PowerPoint presentation from a recent PHEAA Financial Aid Night presentations:

Additional Resources


The following websites offer information regarding financial aid and other means of paying for college:


Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid


Scholarship Searches


Budgets, Debt Management, College Repayment


Frequently Requested Phone Numbers

  • Federal Student Aid - (800) 433-3243
  • PA Higher Education Assistance Agency Grant & Loan Programs - (800) 692-7392

Any organizations and/or links listed on this page are offered for informational purposes only and do not constitute any endorsement or warranty of services by Mars Area School District. Any individual choosing to contact any of the above organizations does so at their own risk and Mars Area School District, it agents and employees assume no liability that may be attributed to use of these providers/agencies.