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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

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 Direct
Loan Entrance


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)

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

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