Federal student loan funds cannot be applied to your education at Hawthorn. However, state vocational financial aid funds can be applied to Hawthorn. The California Department of Rehabilitation has funded Hawthorn students in the past, as have California employment insurers. You may want to check into this for your state if you qualify.
Additionally, it may be helpful for you to know that our “pay-as-you-go” policy allows you to pay as you progress through the program, which may ease your financial concerns. There may be benevolent Education Funds in your area – you should do an advanced Google Search using a variety of keywords for this purpose. You can do a free online scholarship search at fastweb.com or annies.com.
Each year agencies and authors publish guides detailing all sorts of grants and scholarships available to individuals based on a myriad of qualifications. Go to your local library and ask the reference librarian to show you the relevant books. Some available books to search include Peterson’s Scholarships, Grants and Prizes, The Scholarship Book by Daniel J. Cassidy, The Complete Scholarship Book by Student Services, and The A’s and B’s of Academic Scholarships.