The Jan. 11 event will help students and parents find free money for college
EUGENE, Ore.—Lane Community College will hold its 15th annual Scholarship Workshops in conjunction with the state's eighth annual College Goal Oregon so that students and parents can, in one day and in one location, complete the federal financial aid application process and access college scholarship resources.
This year, Lane welcomes its first-ever title sponsor for the event, Northwest Community Credit Union. In past years, more than 400 parents, high school students, college students, and community members have attended this event.
The Scholarship Workshops and College Goal Oregon will be held Saturday, January 11, 2014, from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., in the Center for Meeting and Learning, building 19 lobby, main campus in Eugene, 4000 E. 30th Avenue.
Participants will learn how to find and compete for scholarships and how to write effective applications. Specific information about Oregon Student Access Commission and Lane Foundation scholarships will be provided. Financial aid professionals will help participants complete the online FAFSA application, so participants should bring their 2013 tax and financial records.
A college funding workshop will also be held in Spanish.
Lane students may register online with CRN 33916. Community members may register by calling Continuing Education at (541) 463-6100.
8:30-9 a.m. - Registration, Welcome, Overview
9 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. - College Goal Oregon: Meet with financial aid professionals to complete the 2014-2015 FAFSA application. Bring 2013 tax and financial records.
9-10:30 a.m. - Scholarship Workshop I: Be a competitive applicant! Learn resources and strategies for finding scholarships plus how to write quality essays and applications.
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. - Scholarship Workshop II: Finding funds for Oregon Students! Learn how to apply for the Oregon Student Access Commission scholarships.
12:45 p.m.- 2:15 p.m. – Sesión Informativa acerca de becas y ayuda financiera.
Lane Community College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.