What Is Success In Somerset County?

An education initiative developed by the Somerset County Chamber of Commerce, Success in Somerset County creates awareness of career, job and educational opportunities in Somerset County through panels, tours and specialized programs. A special emphasis is placed on high-demand jobs and industries in the area. In 2013, the Chamber applied for direct funding under the Routes Grant funded by the Community Foundation of the Alleghenies to launch Success in Somerset County as a pilot program. Click here to read more about this program.

Top 50 Employers in Somerset County

Over 300 Scholarship Awards Available from CFAlleghenies

Don’t leave any scholarship dollars on the table! This year, we’re unveiling a new tool called the Eligibility Quiz. Students who create an account on our online system will be required to complete the Eligibility Quiz to be matched with all of the right opportunities.

See cfalleghenies.org/scholarships to get started today!


PHEAA Financial Aid has gone virtual
Engage with us on social media, through webinars, and even virtual one-on-ones! Learn more at PHEAA.org/virtual.

PA School Services Reminders:

  • 2021-22 FAFSA Now Available! – The first F in “FAFSA” stands for “FREE!” While there are numerous websites where students can get help filing the FAFSA® form for a fee, these sites are not affiliated with or endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education (ED). We urge you to advise your students not to pay for assistance that is provided for free at ED’s website, studentaid.gov. New this year, for those FAFSA questions referencing financial forms, help topics feature images of those forms with relevant line numbers highlighted.
  • EFC Calculator – The FAFSA4Caster is no longer available, but families can use the EFC Calculator provided by College Board to get an estimated EFC.
  • Creating An FSA Account – Don’t forget to remind students to create an FSA Account (FSA ID) prior to completing the FAFSA application. For dependent students, one parent needs to also create an FSA Account (FSA ID).
  • Calculating Cost – Families can estimate the cost of various colleges via the Net Price Calculator (NPC) at collegecost.ed.gov.

No Gap Year Here!
College students say they’re ready to get back to campus! Learn more at salliemae.com.

PA State Grant Application
To be considered for a PA State Grant, students must complete the FAFSA. First-time applicants must also complete the State Grant Form (SGF), which gathers additional information needed for determining eligibility and financial need. The PA State Grant Form User Guide is available for your use in assisting students as they complete the SGF.

Get Involved, Get Connected

Want to showcase your business or organization on this page? Click here to learn how you can get involved.

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