Financial Aid and Scholarships


Our financial aid department meets with every incoming student – one on one – to help them explore all of their options for paying for school. Our full-time financial aid director and bursar work diligently to guide students through the process of applying for aid of all types. Our aim is to make your educational goals financially realistic.

Meeting with our financial aid staff requires no obligation to enroll and ensures you have left no stone unturned when looking for financial support for your education. From government aid programs to local grants and scholarships, many programs exist to help offset your educational costs. For students who seek financial aid and qualify for assistance, CSB offers the following:

Grants

A grant is equivalent to a scholarship in that it is not repaid and results in a direct reduction of a student’s cost of education. CSB’s financial aid staff will assist you in applying for the Federal PELL grant and the state PHEAA grant. To learn more about these grant programs, click here.

Loans

Educational loans may be available to a student from the Federal Direct Loan program. They must be repaid. Qualified CSB students can participate in the following loan programs: Federal Stafford Loan, Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan, Federal Plus Loan and Alternative Loans. Learn more about Federal Direct Loan program.

VA

CSB has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the training of veterans and dependents.

 

WIA

CSB provides training to eligible participants through the Workforce Investment Act.

 

TAA

CSB provides training to eligible participants through the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program.

 

OVR

CSB provides training to eligible participants through the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Scholarships

CSB Scholarship Program
Each CSB location offers need-based and/or merit-based scholarships to graduating high school students. To qualify, a student must achieve a “C” average or better and choose to pursue an ASB degree. For more information on CSB’s scholarship program, contact our admissions department, see your high school guidance counselor, or download the scholarship application and instructions.

Local Scholarships
A wide variety of community, social and professional organizations, as well as area businesses, offer scholarships to students who plan to enroll in postsecondary schools. CSB’s financial aid office makes information regarding national and local grants, loans, and scholarships available to current and prospective students.

CSB is committed to providing students and their families with the best information and processing alternatives available regarding student borrowing. In support of this and in an effort to rule out any perceived or actual conflict of interest between CSB officers, employees or agents and education loan lenders, CSB has adopted the following:

(1) CSB does not participate in any revenue-sharing arrangements with any lender.

(2) CSB does not permit any officer, employee or agent of the school who is employed in the financial aid office or is otherwise involved in the administration of education loans to accept any gifts of greater than a nominal value from any lender, guarantor or servicer.

(3) CSB does not permit any officer, employee or agent of the school who is employed in the financial aid office or is otherwise involved in the administration of education loans to accept any fee, payment or other financial benefit (including a stock purchase option) from a lender or affiliate of a lender as compensation for any type of consulting arrangement or contract to provide services to a lender or on behalf of a lender relating to education loans.

(4) CSB does not permit any officer, employee or agent of the school who is employed in the financial aid office or is otherwise involved in the administration of education loans to accept any thing of value from a lender, guarantor, or group of lenders and/or guarantors in exchange for service on an advisory board, commission or other group established by such a lender, guarantor group of lenders and/or guarantors. Consolidated School of Business does allow for the reasonable reimbursement of expenses associated with participation in such boards, com missions or groups by lenders, guarantors, or group of lenders and/or guarantors.

(5) CSB does not assign a lender to any first-time borrower through finan cial aid packaging or any other means.

(6) CSB recognizes that a borrower has the right to choose any lender from which to borrow to finance his/her education. CSB will not refuse to certify or otherwise deny or delay certification of a loan based on the borrower’s selection of a lender and/or guarantor.

(7) CSB will not request or accept any offer of funds to be used for private education loans to students from any lender in exchange for providing the lender with a specified number or volume of Title IV loans, or a preferred lender arrangement for Title IV loans.

(8) CSB will not request or accept any assistance with call center or financial aid office staffing

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York, PA 17404
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