How do you get the money available for college through financial aid and scholarships? Lone Star College-CyFair can help starting Feb. 27.
Join the financial aid staff for College Goal Sunday, a national financial aid program dedicated to helping students find money for college.
Parents and students will get free, on-site professional assistance filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA.) In addition, they can talk to financial aid professionals about financial aid resources and how to apply as well as get information regarding state-wide student services, admission requirements and more.
We are here to help, but to get the most out of College Goal Sunday, we encourage students and parents to bring their 2010 tax information such as W2s and tax return, said Ashlie Resendez, director of financial aid. In addition to a wealth of information, participants will also be eligible to win $250 toward their college textbooks for use next fall.
College Goal Sunday is set from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the Technology Building at 9191 Barker Cypress. Additional financial aid workshops will be held at the April 2 open house.
Scholarship money is also available locally through LSC-CyFair and the Cy-Fair Educational Foundation. Get more details on scholarship criteria and application deadlines at LoneStar.edu/scholarships-cyfair, 281.290.3226 or 832.782.5016 and www.thecfef.org.
For information on the FAFSA workshop or upcoming financial aid workshops, go to the financial aid site at LoneStar.edu/financial-aid.