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Financial Aid Resources
Considering additional education or training opportunities? There are several sources of financial aid available to help including grant, work-study and federal loans for students attending postsecondary education institutions. Eligibility requirements will vary based on the type of financial aid. Here are some resources to guid you through the process:
Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) | Financial assistance for approved training programs is available to eligible participants under the U.S. Department of Labor’s Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). Talk to a WorkSmart Network representative to see if you’re eligible for financial assistance for training under WIOA.
Federal Student Aid | Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is used to apply for federal student aid such as grants, work-study and loans. You may also use the FAFSA to apply for most state and some private aid.
PELL Grants | PELL Grants are federal grants for undergraduate students with financial need. Federal PELL grants are awarded only to qualifying undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor’s degree or a professional degree.
Aid for Military Families | These federal government and nonprofit organizations that offer money for college to veterans, future military personnel, active duty personnel or those related to veterans or active duty personnel.
Scholarship Search | Search more than 7,000 scholarships, fellowships, loans and other financial aid opportunities using the U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored web too, CareerOneStop.
Student Loans | Student loans my be available as part of your school’s financial aid offer. Explore the U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid site to learn more about your student loan options and responsibilities.
Education & Training Provider Resources
Wisconsin Technical College System | The Wisconsin Technical College System oversees the state’s 16 public technical colleges.
Individual Training Account List | This is Wisconsin’s statewide list of eligible training programs and providers under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).