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Financial Aid Information

The table below outlines the financial aid requirements. Please read carefully including additional details below. In order to prevent delays in the disbursement of financial aid, please complete all the requirements outlined below.

If you have questions regarding completion of the items on this page, please contact:

Laura Roberts
Financial Aid Administrator
Office: (814) 534-9890
Fax: (814) 534-5270

Sarah Moore
Financial Aid Administrator
Office: (814) 534-3402
Fax: (814) 534-5270

Important Financial Aid Notice:

Federal Title IV student financial aid funding and PHEAA State Grants are temporarily on hold at this time while the U.S. Department of Education and PHEAA conduct their routine reviews as a result of an ownership change that occurred on 11/16/18.  We anticipate these funding sources will be reinstated prior to the end of the 2018-19 academic year.  We are making every effort to expedite this process to prevent or minimize any impact to students.  We appreciate your patience and understanding.  For more information, please contact Mr. James Ahacic, Interim Director, at 814-534-9480 or


Click on the links in the “Action” column to be directed to the associated form/application.

Item #





Complete a Free
Application for
Federal Student


The FAFSA can be completed
as early as possible, but
should be completed by April 30.
Federal School Code: 006537


Complete a PA
State Grant


Should be completed at same
time as FAFSA, but should be
completed by April 30.


Complete a Master
Promissory Note


Complete after May 1st. 


Complete Direct
Loan Entrance


Complete after May 1st. 

More information about the available financial aid programs can be found here. Please review the eligibility requirements for each program type. If you have questions, please contact the financial aid office.

Additional Details

Item #1 – Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA is the first step in the financial aid process and is used to apply for student financial aid such as grants, loans, and scholarships. Federal Pell Grant eligibility is determined by the FAFSA and the maximum award for 2019-2020 is $6,195.00.


Question 29: Student's Grade Level in College in 2019-2020

  • First Year Conemaugh Students: please select Never Attended/1st Year or Attended College Before/1st Year

Question 30: Type of Degree / Certificate

  • Nursing Students please select Certificate/Diploma(occupational/technical/education program of at least 2 years)
  • Rad Tech Students please select Associate Degree

Reminder-- You will use your 2017 Tax information for the 2019-2020 FAFSA

Federal School Code:

  • Nursing: 006537
  • Radiologic Technology: 006537

Item #2 – PA State Grant Application (School of Nursing Only)

The PA State Grant Form can be completed with the FAFSA by clicking the link that reads “Optional Feature – Start your state application – Click here if you want to apply for Pennsylvania state-based financial aid” on your FAFSA confirmation page. Otherwise you must allow 48 hours after FAFSA completion before completing a PHEAA state grant application on

Item #3 – Master Promissory Note (MPN)

**Online completion of this requirement is currently unavailable. Please complete after May 1st.

The Master Promissory Note is the application for the Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Student Loans. The MPN should be completed with the entrance counseling at Please select CONEMAUGH MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER. An MPN must be completed to be eligible for a Federal Direct Student Loan.

Maximum Federal Direct Loan Eligibility

Subsidized Loan 

Unsubsidized Loan

Maximum Award for 1st Year

1st Year Dependent Student




1st Year Independent Student




Item #4 – Direct Loan Entrance Counseling

**Online completion of this requirement is currently unavailable. Please complete after May 1st.

Direct Loan Entrance Counseling is required in order to borrow a student loan and should be completed along with the Master Promissory Note on