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Financial Aid

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Finances are an important consideration when preparing for an education. Great Lakes Institute of Technology participates in several financial aid programs for eligible students. The Financial Aid Office assists students in completing all applications for aid, and each student’s financial arrangements are tailored to the program for which he or she has applied.

Great Lakes offers the following types of financial aid to students who qualify: Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG Grant, Federal Student Loans, Pennsylvania State Grant and Special Programs, Alternative Student Loans , Great Lakes Education Assistance (GLEA) Grant, Institutional Scholarships, and Veterans Education Benefits.

Additionally, the school offers institutional scholarships to qualified applicants.

For questions regarding financial aid for new students and enrolled students, please email


Senior Scholarship

The school offers Senior Scholarships to recent high school graduates who qualify. Scholarship dollar amount is $1,000. To apply, students must complete the Scholarship Application, which can be obtained by clicking below and filling out the online form, obtaining it from the students High School Guidance Counselor, by calling our main office at 814-864-6666, or emailing Scholarship recipients must use their award for programs that begin between July and October of their graduating year.

Great Lakes Scholarship Application

TONI&GUY Scholarship Application

Applicants must write an essay explaining why he or she should be awarded the scholarship. Recipients are chosen by the Scholarship Review Committee and are awarded based on the contents of the application.

Payment Plans

If you would like to sign up for an automatic payment plan to cover the cost of tuition or your existing balance, you may contact the financial aid office at

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