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Financial Aid Workshops Can Help You Pay for School


Several financial aid workshops are scheduled during the month of February to helps students pay for college. The workshops will focus on helping students complete the 2013-14 Cañada College Scholarship Application and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or California Dream Application for AB 540 eligible students. 

2013-14 Cañada Scholarship Workshops

Get help completing the online STARS Scholarship application at https://starsonline.smccd.edu/Stars. The application deadline is February 15, 2013. Cañada offers scholarships for incoming, continuing, and transfer students. See additional information on our website at http://www.canadacollege.edu/financialaid/scholarship.php

·         Thursday, February 7:  1pm-3pm in Building 9-106
·         Monday, February 11:  11am-1pm in Building 13-210

Dream Act Application Workshops

Designed for AB540 students unable to complete a FAFSAGet help completing the online California Dream Application to determine eligibility for the Board of Governors Fee Waiver and Cal Grants in 2013-14. Students should bring 2012 income for themselves and if a dependent student, parental income information, too.  Hands on assistance provided. Additional information available at  https://dream.csac.ca.gov/.   
·         February 27 2013 at 10am-1pm
·         February 27 2013 3pm-5pm both held in building 13-210

Financial Aid Transfer Workshops

Designed for students planning to transfer in the Fall 2013. Receive assistance completing your financial aid application (either the 2013-14 FAFSA or California Dream Application) before the March 2nd deadline to see if you qualify for the Cal Grant Transfer Entitlement. See eligibility for the Cal Grant Community College Transfer Entitlement Award at http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=106.
·         Wednesday, February 13:  5pm-7pm in Building 9-106
·         Wednesday, February 20:  1pm-3pm in Building 9-106

FAFSA Tuesdays  

Every Tuesday year-round between 2pm-5pm students receive assistance completing the FAFSA (www.fafsa.ed.gov). Stop by the CañadaCollege Financial Aid Office for assistance.

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