Financial Aid for Individuals with Disabilities

While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has become a necessary investment in future employment and life satisfaction for many people. Most, however, cannot afford to make this investment without some outside monetary assistance. Over the years, public and private sources of money have been developed specifically to meet this need. As increasing, but limited, amounts of money have become available, a standardized method of determining eligibility has evolved to promote equitable distribution of student financial aid. *An updated publication is found underneath our publications tab entitled, "2014-2015 HEATH NYTC Planning Ahead: Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities".