facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
  • Most Commentedmost commented up
  • Most Emailedmost emailed up
  • Popularmost popular up
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

Poland hosts financial aid workshop



Published: Fri, January 25, 2013 @ 12:00 a.m.

photo

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Poland Seminary High School student Amanda Spinosa (left) and her mother, Elenie, attended the financial aid workshop on Jan. 7.

photo

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Abbie Mozzy, a student at Poland Seminary High School, attended the financial aid workshop to learn more about scholarships and what to expect when getting ready fo college.

photo

Neighbors | Natalie Scott.Gina McHenry, the Associate Director in the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Youngstown State University, led the workshop on financial aid at Poland Seminary High School Jan. 7.

By NATALIE SCOTT

nscott@vindy.com

Poland Seminary High School hosted a financial aid workshop Jan. 7 for students preparing to go to college. The workshop was led by the Associate Director of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships at Youngstown State University, Gina McHenry.

The workshop was not just helpful to students planning to attend YSU, but also had many great resources for students planning to attend other public or private universities around the country.

The workshop started with a discussion of the different types of scholarships offered at YSU, including scholarships based on academic testing through the ACT and SAT, like the Red and White and President’s Scholarships, and how the website can help students apply to other schools,

The discussion then moved to explaining the importance of the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA) and how to fill it out. The FAFSA allows students to qualify for grants, loans, and federal work-study programs, based on financial need.

A new tool this year to the financial aid scene is the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. This program allows the financial aid teams to grab information directly from your tax return if a student is selected for reviewing. This tool dramatically speeds up the process behind reviewing and allows students to get their financial aid even faster.


Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.


News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Marketplace
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2014 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes