Financial Aid http://wfpl.org en Kentucky's Financial Aid Agency Requests What Its Owed http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-financial-aid-agency-requests-what-its-owed <p>More than 100,000 Kentucky college students eligible for state financial aid will not receive it this year, according to the agency responsible for overseeing the scholarships.</p><p>That's been&nbsp;<a href="http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-college-students-financial-aid-needs-rise-funding-stays-same">the story over the past few years</a>. Now, the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority is trying to restore funding its owed to help a few thousand more students get money for college.</span></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 21:44:58 +0000 Devin Katayama 8173 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky's Financial Aid Agency Requests What Its Owed Obama Presses Congress On Student Loan Rates http://wfpl.org/post/obama-press-congress-student-loan-rates President Obama surrounded himself with college students at the White House on Friday and warned that the cost of student loans is about to go up.<p>Interest rates on government-backed college loans are set to double July 1 — unless Congress agrees on a fix before then. Obama has threatened to veto a House-passed bill that would let the cost of student loans go up and down with the market.<p>If the alarm bells over rising student loan rates sound familiar, that's because the same thing happened last year. Fri, 31 May 2013 11:08:12 +0000 Scott Horsley 5604 at http://wfpl.org Obama Presses Congress On Student Loan Rates Kentucky College Student's Financial Aid Needs Rise, Funding Stays the Same http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-college-students-financial-aid-needs-rise-funding-stays-same <p></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Lucida Grande'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">Officials with the agency overseeing Kentucky’s college financial aid expect to figure out how many students will be receiving benefits in the next week.</span></p><p style="margin: 0.0px 0.0px 10.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px 'Lucida Grande'"><span style="letter-spacing: 0.0px">The state doles out around $100 million in financial aid annually, but that money is on a first come first served basis.</span></p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 13:30:00 +0000 Devin Katayama 4652 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky College Student's Financial Aid Needs Rise, Funding Stays the Same