Help adult students going back to school for a higher education or going to college or career school for the first time. Answer questions adult learners have about financial aid. Adult Students. There are some differences between adults returning to school and students going to college straight out of high school. There’s a lot of financial aid out there to help students—including adult learners—pay for higher education. Your VSAC EOC counselor can help you research, apply for, and/or refer you to sources of funding. “ I had never done the FAFSA before, but my EOC counselor helped me apply and the financial aid covered my classes and books!
Federal student aid from the U.S. Department of Education (ED) is money to help you pay your education expenses at a college, career school, university, or graduate school. We provide more than $ billion in federal aid every year to those who qualify.