Step-By-Step Guide to a Skills Fund Loan Application

The decision to attend a skills training program is a big one: what school should I go to? What languages or skills should I learn? Online or in-person? The list goes on.

The decision on what kind of financing you use should be easy. Skills Fund offers fixed rates, easy payments, and a dedicated customer support team.

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STEP 1: BEGIN THE APPLICATION

After you’ve been accepted into the program you want to attend, head to our partnership website to read more about the terms and rates. Take advantage of our in-browser loan calculator to learn what your monthly payments will be.

If you haven't been accepted into a program yet, here are some tips & tricks to ace the program admissions interview.

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STEP 2: DETERMINE FINANCING

Choose from a 3- or 5-year loan. Type in the amount you'd like to borrow, and see your monthly payment. Don't forget to add in cost of living if you're relocating for your program and if your program offers it.

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STEP 3: GET A DECISION

Complete the online application. It’ll take less than ten minutes. At the end of the application, we’ll let you know whether or not you’ve been approved. If you’re denied, you may be given the opportunity to add a cosigner.

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STEP 4: RELAX!

We'll take it from here. You're about to jump into an intense and exhilarating program - take a few days to chill out before you begin your program prep.

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STEP 5: FUNDS ARE SENT

On the second Wednesday after your cohort starts, your tuition financing is sent to your school. If you’re financing any cost of living, your funds will be sent to you directly.

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STEP 6: MAKE PAYMENTS

Upon loan acceptance, we’ll provide you with several options for making payments. Visit AspireServicingCenter.com to set up an account to make payments.

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STEP 7: WITNESS A RETURN ON EDUCATION

Skills Fund is your higher ed co-pilot. Read more on ROE here.

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Want to start your career? Check out our skills training partners and take the first step in transforming your life.

QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?

Skills Fund is committed to providing our borrowers with top-notch support and ease-of-use. If you need help at any point during your Skills Fund application, please reach out to us via email at CustomerTrust@Skills.Fund.