The deadline to complete an INTEREST-FREE loan application is quickly approaching. All applications need to be correctly submitted by April 27th. If you have questions about the application please feel free to call the office at 717-397-7920. After the applications are submitted, LDHL board of directors will meet to determine who will receive the loans for the 2018-2019 school year. Paperwork will arrive to the address submitted on or about June 11. Students…
Shamrock for Students Stories
My name is Ryan Sauder and in December of 2015 I graduated from the Penn State University Smeal College of Business with a degree in Accounting. As soon as I graduated, I began working as an accountant for M. Simon Zook Co. in Honey Brook, Pa and I have been there ever since. The advice that I would give to current college students is to make sure that they work…
Shamrocks for Students!
A $25 donation can help further the education of a student from Lancaster County. Shamrocks for Students is an online campaign to raise funds for our next generation of students. For each $25 donation to Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning we will place a shamrock on our office door. Let us know a student or teacher you would like to honor, and we will put their name on the shamrock…
LDHL Offers Interest-Free Loans to Lancaster County Students Pursuing Higher Education
Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning (LDHL) will again offer interest-free loans to Lancaster County residents who wish to pursue post-secondary education on a full-time basis. Executive Director Christie Livengood has announced that loans will be in the amount of $1,700 for the 2018-2019 school year. “With the amount of debt students are burdened with after graduation continuing to increase, LDHL is proud to be able to offer interest-free loans to…
The Student Debt Racket article by Reader’s Digest
In the summer of 2010, Saul Newton was a 20-year-old rifleman stationed at a U.S. Army outpost in the remote, dangerous Arghandab River valley in Afghanistan. It was a radical change for a kid from suburban Milwaukee, who only months before had been a student at the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point. But after two years of tuition hikes, Newton found himself with about $10,000 in federal student loans and the…
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