The University of Scranton to Hold Financial Aid Workshop

Dec 20, 2010

         The University of Scranton will conduct a Financial Aid Workshop for prospective students and their parents that will include a review of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and details regarding the Jesuit university’s academic scholarship and need-based assistance programs. Each year, The University of Scranton awards approximately $18 million in institutional assistance to close to 1,200 local students.

         The workshop, presented by William Burke, director of financial aid at The University of Scranton, will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the fourth floor Moskovitz Theater of DeNaples Center on campus.

         The program will also include information on federal- and state-aid programs, student and parent loans and alternative financing options. Participants will be shown how to calculate the cost of attendance at The University of Scranton.

         Staff from the university’s Admissions Office will be available to answer questions.

         In the case of inclement weather, the workshop will be held on Monday, Jan. 24, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the same location.

         For more information call The University of Scranton’s Financial Aid Office at 941-7700.

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