Financial Aid

Statistics show that people who receive training beyond high school make one of the best investments that can be made in terms of lifetime income. Like any investment, it takes time to decide what is the best route to take. You have made the first step by inquiring about PGS. Invest a few minutes more to see what sources of aid might be available to you.

Types of Financial Aid

Listed below are the types of financial aid programs available at PGS to those who qualify:

  • Federal Pell Grant Program
  • Federal Direct Student Loans
  • Federal Direct Parent Loans to Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
  • State Vocational Rehabilitation Training Programs
  • Veterans Benefits (GI Bill®, Post 9/11, etc.)
  • Veterans Administration Veteran Readiness and Employment (VR&E) Program (Chapter 31)

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at​gibill

Eligible students may apply for the following U.S Department of Education Federal Financial Aid Programs. To start your application process visit

Contact the financial aid office regarding the Pennsylvania FosterEd Program for youth who are or were in foster care.


Additional Helpful Links:

About Federal Student Aid:
Applying for Federal Student Aid:

PA State Grants:
Budgeting, calculators, etc.:
VA Education Benefits:


The Pennsylvania Gunsmith School® is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges, ACCSC We are also a member of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Career Schools (MAACS), which advocates for career schools in state and federal governing bodies, and the Better Business Bureau.

Remember, WE’RE HERE TO HELP you during the process; however, we cannot do it for you. Please contact the financial aid office and ask for more information. We are available to help clarify any of your questions or concerns