The American Legion's higher education booklet

The American Legion's higher education booklet

NEED A LIFT? Helps guide you through the higher education application and financing process. Although the focus of the guide is to help children of deceased and disabled veterans in their pursuit of higher education, it offers information that can benefit all students.

The American Legion, an organization of wartime veterans, wrote Need A Lift?, a college financial aid guide, to spare you frustration and save you time as you plan your "after-high-school" education.

While the focus of this guide is to help children of deceased and disabled veterans in their pursuit of higher education, all students can benefit from the information offered. The American Legion wants to help all students go as far as they can.

This guide is filled with scholarships, grants, fee waivers, student loans, and the organizations that offer them. We've also included information to help you select a school, apply for student financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), learn about loan forgiveness, understand tax credits, and much more!


This guide is made available by The American Legion. It is filled with grants, scholarships, fee waivers, student loans, tax incentives, checklists, and a wealth of resources supplied to help you further your education. NEED A LIFT? will help to ensure your success. It
can also help you:

• Choose a career and school.
• Get into college.
• Understand the student financial aid process.
• Learn options for saving and paying for college.
• Find federal, state, and military education assistance programs.

Also, an entire chapter is dedicated to scholarships and
programs offered by The American Legion.

The American Legion’s higher education booklet



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