Palm Beach Academy offers a variety of payment options and also participates in Federal financial aid programs. More
information on these programs is available in the next section titled "Federal Financial Aid Programs".
Veterans are admitted on the same basis and criteria as other applicants. Students seeking veteran's educational
benefits must contact the Veterans Administration (VA) Certifying Official and/or Financial Aid Representative at the
campus. Certification of
enrollment is made by the VA Certifying Official. Funding from the Veterans Administration may
be paid directly to the students by the Veterans Administration office. For other VA funds such as Chapter 33, the funds
are sent directly to the school. The mon
thly stipend, when students are eligible, is paid directly to the students via a
check that may be picked up at the campus in which they are attending or a check is mailed. Below is a list of eligible
programs offered by the school:
Chapter 30 (Montgomery
Chapter 31 (Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment
- Chapter 33 (Post 9/11 GI Bill)
Chapter 35 (Survivors and Dependents Educational Assistance Program
Chapter 1606 (Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve)
Chapter 1607 (Reserve Educa
tional Assistance Program
For a list of required documents for students to apply for VA Educational Benefits at Palm Beach Academy , please
contact your Financial Aid representative and/or VA Certifying official at the campus.
For additional inform
ation regarding VA Educational Assistance and to download related forms go to
Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans
and Service Members (CSDDV)
The Scholarships for Children and Spouses of Deceased or Disabled Veterans and Service Members (CSDDV) provides
scholarship for dependent children or un
remarried spouses of Florida veterans or service members who died as a
sult of service
connected injuries, diseases, or disabilities sustained while on active duty or who have been certified by
the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs as having service
connected 100% permanent and total disabilities. CSDDV
also provides fun
ds for dependent children whose parent is classified as a prisoner of war or missing in action by the
Armed Forces of the United States or as civilian personnel captured while serving with consent or authorization of the
United States Government during war
time service. CSDDV provides a fixed award amount at an eligible public or private
postsecondary institution in Florida.
School Term Payment Plan:
Florida Prepaid College Tuition Plans
While the benefits of the FL Prepaid College Plan may be used at this
ion, the plan operators does not endorse any particular educational institution.
FL Bright Futures Scholarships
This plan is for students who cannot afford to pay the tuition expense in full at start of
classes or who may not qual
ify for any other type of financial aid. This plan requires a set deposit towards tuition and
then equal monthly installments over the term of the program not to exceed 10 months. The payments are due on the
1st school day of every month after enrollment
start date. The total balance must be satisfied before graduation.
Contact our Financial Aid Department for information regarding any of these financial assistance programs or the School Term Payment Plan.
All payment plans, tuition costs, and fees ar
e subject to change without notice.
Reduction of Tuition or Fees:
A reduction in tuition, fees, or other charges may be implemented when there are specific criteria for student eligibility
and selection procedures precisely disclosed within a policy at th
e institution. All students within the enrollment period
that the reduction is offered must be eligible to apply for this reduction under the same circumstance; however there
shall be no reduction based upon the timing or method of payment.
FEDERAL FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Palm Beach Academy does participate in Federal financial aid programs (also referred to as Title IV programs) and is
available to those who qualify. We are able to offer our students access to the following programs.
Federal Pell Grant:
This is a grant to assist under
graduates who have not earned a bachelor's or professional
degree with education expenses. It does
have to be paid back.
William D. Ford Federal Subsidized Stafford Loan:
This is a low interest loan for students attendi
ng school at
least half time. It MUST be paid back. Interest is non
bearing while students are attending school and during
their grace period.
William D. Ford Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan:
This is a low interest loan for independent students
d at least half
time. It MUST be paid back. Interest will accrue on this loan and can be paid while the
student is in school.
William D. Ford Federal PLUS Loan:
This is a low interest variable rate loan for parents who want to borrow to
help for their chil
d's education. This loan is available only to parents with good credit histories. It MUST be paid
Any student who wishes to apply for Federal financial assistance must complete a Free Application for Federal Student
Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA can be fil
led out electronically through the link provided,
or a paper
copy can be had by visiting the Financial Aid Office at the school. The FAFSA information is electronically transmitted to
tral Processor and the school receives in return a processed Institutional Student Information Record (ISIR). The
ISIR is used to determine Federal Pell Grant and William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan eligibility.
The Financial Aid office will retain the IS
IR as documentation of the student's eligibility. (If a student wishes to have a
printed copy of their ISIR, it may be requested from the school's Financial Aid office.)
Any prospective or existing students who would like more information Federal financial
assistance can contact the
Financial Aid office, during normal business hours (Mon
8pm & Fri, 9am
6pm). "The Guide to Federal
Student Aid" and other publications are available at the school to assist students with questions about the program
Copies are available as reference in the learning resource center or students can request a copy from in the Financial
Aid office. An electronic version of the publication is available at the link provided:
Students can also visit the website, www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov for more information.
Palm Beach Academy does
not work with or through an
y private and/or preferred lenders.