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Financial Aid

Two types of financial aid:

  1. Merit-based: academic, athletic, leadership, talent, etc. May require separate application, essay, or audition, but often based solely on students’ application for admission
  2. Need-based: awarded based on family’s ability to pay; must file financial aid application(s)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - ACCESS FAFSA

  • Available after January 1st; apply for a PIN now
  • Required by every college or university for need-based financial aid

  • Available October 1st
  • Required by many private colleges and universities in addition to the FAFSA for need-based aid
Additional Sources of Financial Aid


List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Kathryn Mathias

    Kathy Mathias 

    Director College Counseling
    (410) 823-0601 Ext 246
  • Photo of Stephan Breit

    Steve Breit 

    College Counselor
    (410) 823-0601 Ext 462
  • Photo of Denise Jenkins

    Yvette Jenkins 

    College Counselor
    (410) 823-0601 Ext 292
  • Photo of Michelle Schaekel

    Michelle Schaekel 

    College Counselor
    (410) 823-0601 Ext 414
  • Photo of Robert Wright

    Bob Wright 

    Classical Language Department Chair, College Counselor
    (410) 823-0601 Ext 570
    Class of 1988
  • Photo of Amy Burke

    Amy Burke 

    Guidance and College Counseling Assistant
    (410) 823-0601 Ext. 510
500 Chestnut Ave. Towson, MD 21204
(410) 823-0601