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Financial Aid

Explore Your
Financial Aid Options

Financial aid is designed to help make your beauty career dreams a reality.

Below you’ll find two videos by FAFSA to help you navigate the financial aid process. We’ve also curated other videos in our Financial Aid Video Station to walk you through the other nuances of financial aid. You’ll learn how to apply, understand the difference between grants versus loans, and the details regarding additional assistance options and loan repayment. 

Our team is here to demystify financial aid and support you every step of the way. If you have any further questions, our financial aid staff is ready to help Monday to Friday, 10am to 6pm ET. Call us at (803) 203-0000 or visit our Contact page.

Start by watching this
FAFSA Overview Video:

Watch this video to understand
FAFSA changes for 2024-2025:

Statement of Non-Discrimination:

VskiCosmetology School provides equal opportunity in education and employment in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1974, and the Age discrimination Act of 1978.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility for financial aid is primarily based on your financial need. To be considered for federal, state, and/or institutional financial assistance, you are required to:

Types of Financial Assistance

Your eligibility for various types and amounts of financial aid is guided by federal, state, and institutional criteria. The majority of federal aid is allocated based on financial necessity. For more details on Financial Aid Programs, visit

1. Grants

Grants, considered as ‘gift’ aid, are provided by federal, state, and institutional entities based on financial need and do not require repayment. Your eligibility for grants is determined by the Financial Aid Office, using the information submitted through your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the initial step in the financial aid application process.

2. Scholarships

Scholarships are offered by a range of entities, including organizations, corporations, private benefactors, and occasionally the school itself. Viewed as ‘gift’ aid, scholarships do not require repayment.

3. Loans

Loans, featuring low interest rates and extended repayment terms, are available to eligible students. Your eligibility will be assessed by the Financial Aid Office based on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which is the initial step in applying for financial aid.

4. Veteran Benefits

Veteran benefits are available to eligible service members, veterans, and their families. These benefits can help cover the cost of your education at our institution. The Financial Aid Office will assist you in determining your eligibility and guide you through the application process, starting with your submission of the necessary documentation.


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