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Financial Aid

Federal Financial Aid

CFMNH is proud to be the only massage school in Asheville approved by the United States Department of Education as a Title IV school, offering our students the opportunity to qualify for Federal Financial Aid.

Applying for Federal Financial Aid is completely free and we suggest you fill out your FAFSA as early in the application process as possible to see what you qualify for. Many of our students qualify for aid packages that cover 25-100% of Tuition & Supplies. There are a number of financing options you may qualify for, these are: 
• Federal Pell Grant Program (up to $4,130)
• Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant Program (FSEOG) (up to $160)
• Direct Stafford Subsidized Loans (up to $2,309)
• Direct Stafford Unsubsidized Loans (up to $3,958)

To begin your Financial Aid process, you must first fill out your FAFSA (If possible try to link your tax information from the IRS using the IRS-Data Retrieval Tool). After completing your FAFSA, our Financial Aid Director will work with you directly on your Financial Aid Package. For instructions on how to get started with your FAFSA, click here.  Please contact our Financial Aid Department at FinancialAid@Centerformassage.com for more information.

Scholarships & Other Financial Assistance

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS
We offer up to $1500 in Academic Scholarships. Scholarships are available to all students and are based on prior education and past GPA. Ask for more information during your enrollment process.

VETERANS BENEFITS & THE G.I. BILL
The Center for Massage & Natural Health’s Massage Therapy Certification Program is approved by the North Carolina State Approving Agency for the enrollment of persons eligible for education assistance benefits from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Qualifying veterans may be able to have part or all of their tuition paid for by the Veterans Administration. Please contact our Financial Aid Department at FinancialAid@Centerformassage.com for more information.

AMERICORPS EDUCATIONAL AWARDS
Center for Massage & Natural Health is approved to accept America Awards. Each AmeriCorps member who successfully completes a term of AmeriCorps service will receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award*. You can use your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to pay educational expenses at qualified institutions of higher education, for educational training, or to repay qualified student loans. You have up to seven years after your term of service has ended to claim the award. If you successfully complete a term of service in AmeriCorps VISTA, you are eligible to receive either a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award or an end-of-service stipend. Please contact our Financial Aid Department at FinancialAid@Centerformassage.com for more information.  

VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION
You may be entitled to a full scholarship, including tuition, books and supplies, through the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. To qualify, you must meet the following criteria:  
• You have a physical, mental, learning disability, or emotional impairment that affects your ability to find or maintain employment, and
• You require VR services to get ready for, find or keep a job
You and your rehabilitation counselor will develop a partnership and explore your options throughout the rehabilitation process. 
Visit the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to find out if you qualify.
Asheville Office 8 Barbetta Dr. Asheville, NC 28806 (828) 670-3377 or Toll Free: 1-877-832-3832.