Traditional Interest-free Loan Program
Traditional Loan Program application for the 2023-24 academic year is closed.
Applying for an Interest-Free Student Loan through Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning is a simple, straightforward process.
The Application Process
Students may apply for an interest-free student loan for the upcoming school year beginning on February 1 and ending on the last Friday in April every year. Here are the requirements to complete our online application:
- Interest-Free Student Loans are available annually to legal residents of Lancaster County, PA.
- Student must plan to be enrolled full-time at an accredited institution of higher learning. Loans may be attained for undergraduate or graduate school education.
- Students must provide a copy of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Student Aid Report (SAR)form.
- Students may receive a maximum of four loans from Lancaster Dollars for Higher Learning.
If an interest-free student loan is awarded, payment will be sent to the school or college to be applied directly against a student’s tuition obligation.