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Student Financial Aid

Programs that enable students who demonstrate financial need to obtain the financial assistance they require to meet their educational and living expenses while in school. Most students receive a financial aid package which includes aid from a combination of sources that may include loans, scholarships, grants, work-study awards, and fellowships or assistantships for graduate students. Also included are programs that help current and former students make arrangements to defer, repay or obtain forgiveness for student loans.

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Educational Benefits

Thru: VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System at Canandaigua NY

Eligibility:
Veterans enrolled in a local college or university.
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VA Finger Lakes Healthcare System at Canandaigua, NY

400 Fort Hill Avenue
Canandaigua, NY

Scholarships

Thru: Urban League of Rochester New York

Eligibility:
Black Scholars Program: African American high school students who are on track to graduate with a B or higher grade point average. Urban League After School Academy: Project Achieve and Project Excel Grades 6-8, no GPA requirements. Project Ready: PSSP Grades 8-12: African American high school students with GPAs of 2.00 or higher.
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Urban League of Rochester New York

265 North Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY

Hours:
9:00AM-5:00PM; After school programming during the school year runs form. 3:00PM-6:30PM; Some evening and weekend activities.

Thru: Rochester Children's Scholarship Fund

Eligibility:
RCSD students only. Students attending charter or private schools are not eligible.
Applications taken at the end of the 8th grade. Students will be selected over the summer and will begin, in the fall of their 9th grade. RCSD students in 10th or 11th grade can also apply and would be placed on waiting list if no slots available. Student, once accepted, can remain until graduation. 3.25 grade point average or better. Good citizenship and meet the low-income federal guidelines.
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Rochester Children's Scholarship Fund

131 W Broad Street
Rochester, NY

Thru: National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate and Western New York

Eligibility:
Kidney patients and their families, health care professionals.
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National Kidney Foundation Serving Upstate and Western New York

1344 University Avenue
Suite 270
Rochester, NY

Thru: American Council of the Blind

Eligibility:
Blind or visually impaired people, families, friends, doctors, teachers.

American Council of the Blind

1703 North Beauregard Street
Suite 420
Alexandria, VA

Thru: Irondequoit Lions Club

Eligibility:
Resident of the Town of Irondequoit.
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Irondequoit Lions Club

1280 Titus Ave
Rochester, NY

Hours:
Meetings: 2nd & 4th M 6:30PM. Can be reached year-round for assistance.

Thru: National Federation of the Blind

Eligibility:
For NFB Scholarships an application is required and visual impairment must be documented.
Languages:
Spanish.

National Federation of the Blind

200 E Wells Street
Baltimore, MD

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National Federation of the Blind of New York

2175 Sheridan Drive
Buffalo, NY

Thru: Webster Community Chest

Eligibility:
Live in zip code 14580 only.
Languages:
English

Student Loan Forgiveness/Repayment Programs

Thru: CareConnect USA

Eligibility:
Open to students, graduates, parents, and grandparents with federal student loan debt seeking forgiveness programs to reduce payments.
Languages:
Spanish

CareConnect USA

2019 Sandy Pond Lane
Waxhaw, NC

Hours:
M-F 9:00AM-6:00PM. SA 10:00AM-2:00PM.

Work Study Programs

Thru: CDS Monarch

Eligibility:
Ages 18 years or over. Developmentally, physically, or mentally disabled. Additional requirements.
Languages:
American Sign Language
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Unistel

650 Blossom Road
Rochester, NY

Hours:
M-F 7:30AM-2:30PM.

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