Chapter 12 Financial Aid and Funding Options


Managing money is a necessary life skill, and one of the hardest because it is a constant issue that never stops. Living life requires money coming and going on a regular basis. Learning the skills to being a good money manager will reduce a lot of stress in your life, and will enable you to plan and save for the future. It will help you to make wise decisions rather than impulse decisions when it comes to spending your money. Having a good handle on what you can afford will help you to take control of your finances and prevent you from getting into unmanageable debt.

Learning Objectives

In this chapter on “Financial Aid and Funding Options,” students will:

  • Develop a personal budget for the duration of the school program.
  • Identify available funding supports.
  • Evaluate personal accomplishments to determine funding eligibility.
  • Apply for suitable funding.


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