Adult Education Payment Options

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PA CAREERLINK®
Students may qualify for financial assistance if he or she is unemployed, underemployed or a dislocated worker. Contact your local PA CareerLink® for more information at 412.436.2225, Forest Hills or 412.552.7100, Pittsburgh.
GI BILL®
If the student is a veteran, he or she may be eligible for GI Bill® Education Benefits. Apply online at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill. If you have already enrolled and received your most recent certificate of eligibility, please include this with your admission application.
The veteran may also qualify for funding through the Veterans Leadership Program of Western PA—VLPWPA. Call the Pittsburgh office at 412.481.8200 ext. 253 to schedule an appointment to enroll in the program.
OFFICE OF VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION (OVR)
Students may qualify for tuition assistance if he or she has a disability. Contact your local OVR office in Pittsburgh for more information at 412.392.4950 or 1.800.442.6371.
SALLIE MAE CAREER TRAINING SMART OPTION STUDENT LOAN
This loan gives students the flexibility to choose from two repayment options for each new loan, offers competitive interest rates, and a Smart Reward of 2% cash back for Upromise members. Go to https://www.salliemae.com/student-loans/career-training-smart-option-student-loan/ for more information!
SELF PAY
Students have the option of making monthly payments for tuition and supplies if the training program is at least three months in length. Payments are due by the fifth of each month. Interested candidates can request a monthly payment plan when submitting an admission application. Forms of payment include cash, check, money order, and credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover).
EMPLOYER PAID
Companies may send their employees to Forbes to upgrade their skills and prepare for advancement. Forbes can also provide specialized training focused on the needs of the employer. If the employer is funding the cost of the training, Forbes will make payment arrangements with the company or employer.
PA-TIP GRANT
Students may qualify for the Pennsylvania Targeted Industry Program, or PA-TIP grant if they are enrolled in one of the following seven daytime programs: Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive Technology, Building Construction Technology, Collision Repair, Diesel Technology, Electrical Technology, or HVAC