HOME          ABOUT US          JOBS/RESUMES          SCHOLARSHIPS          EDUCATION          CONTACT US











Nursing Education

Nursing Education Opportunities in Mississippi - 2008  <more..>





Scholarship and Financial Aid Information.

>> Types of Financial Aid
>> Important Questions to Ask your Financial Aid Officer

Types of Financial Aid

  • Need-Based Financial Aid

Need-based financial aid is awarded based on the student’s or family’s financial circumstances. Such aid includes:

  • Federal Pel Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant
  • Federal Work Study
  • Federal Family Educational Loan Program
  •   Non-Need Based Financial Aid

Non-need based financial aid is awarded regardless of the student’s or family’s financial circumstances. These awards may be based on:

  • A student’s academic credentials
  • Standardized test scores
  • Special talents, such as sports, music, or leadership
  • Alumni affiliations of other family members
  • Parent’s employer
  • Ethnic or nationality factors
  • Program of study


Important Questions to Ask Your Financial Aid Officer

  1. What application materials are needed to apply for financial aid, and does the college require its own forms in addition to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
  2. What are the deadlines for submitting financial aid forms?
  3. When will I be notified of my financial eligibility?
  4. Will my request for financial aid have any impact on my ability to be admitted to college?
  5. Describe your financial aid program, including requirements for need-based aid, merit-based aid, and scholarships?
  6. Once my financial aid package is awarded, will additional scholarships reduce the amount of financial aid I can receive?
  7. Will your institution meet my full financial need, and will it meet my full financial need for all four years of my attendance?
  8. Are there state financial aid programs that I should know about?
  9. Does this college participate in a tuition payment plan that allows installment payments for each semester’s bill?
  10. Where can I find additional sources of financial aid?


Steps to Getting Financial Aid | Types of Financial Aid | Important Questions to Ask Your Financial Aid Officer Sources of Financial | Aid Important Contacts | Loan Repayment Programs | Financial Aid Websites

College Admissions Checklist | MS Hospital Scholarship Programs

Student Navigator







Mississippi Health Careers Guide


Click here










Home • About Us • Career Guide • Contact Us • Education • Health Careers

Recruiter Tools • Jobs / Resumes • Related Sites • Scholarships •  Hospital Jobs


Copyright 2002-2009 MHA Health Careers Center

Health Careers Center is a division of Mississippi Hospital Association.

Site Maintained by Larry Chapman
How to best view | Copyright