Futures In Nursing is an online career and financial
aid resource that conveys the excitement, energy and
pride associated with a career in nursing to potential
nursing students - as young as middle school-aged –
as well as current nurse professionals in Pennsylvania.
As part of a public service awareness campaign sponsored
by AES/PHEAA and the Pennsylvania Higher Education Foundation,
Futures In Nursing aims to help address the nursing
shortage in Pennsylvania by promoting the diverse career
paths available in nursing, while encouraging new students
to consider and enter the nursing profession.
PHEAA would like to express thanks to The
Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania
for their contributions to the development of the FuturesInNursing
The Pennsylvania Higher
Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA), is a not-for-profit
multifaceted student aid services organization that
harnesses the power of technology and innovation to
better serve students, families, schools and lenders.
Services (AES) is a division of PHEAA.
Over the past 39 years, the agency has grown from a
small student loan guarantor with a volume of only 4,600
loans into one of the nation's largest, full-service
financial aid services providers. Today, AES/PHEAA manages
more than $34 billion in total assets and serves nearly
four million students nationally through its guaranty,
servicing and financial aid processing systems. The
funds generated from its extensive operations are used
to improve higher education opportunities and lower
the cost of financial assistance for students and families
while streamlining the entire process for the higher
As a self-funded organization, PHEAA provides more
than $80 million annually in public service benefits
to Pennsylvania families - - including low-cost student
loans and powerful Internet-based solutions - - at no
cost to taxpayers.
The Pennsylvania Higher Education
Higher Education Foundation is a non-government,
nonprofit organization seeking to create, expand and
enhance affordable options for postsecondary education
for students, families and schools in Pennsylvania.
The Foundation identifies key areas in need of financial
assistance and creates innovative programs and services
that alleviate the financial burden of tuition and other
education costs. The Foundation also promotes the affordability
of a quality higher education and the career opportunities
that can be realized with continued education.