ERIC Number: ED446713
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Planning a Financial Aid Awareness Program.
Department of Education, Washington, DC.
This booklet is intended to be used with a set of slides as part of presentations to students. Each page usually includes an illustration of the accompanying slide, the basic information to be communicated, background notes and answers to common questions as appropriate. The presentation first considers why a student should go to college or career school, then how to pay for college or career school, and finally, how to apply for federal student financial aid. The application process is broken down into six steps: (1) complete your tax return; (2) complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid; (3) contact other sources of financial aid; (4) review your Student Aid Report, (5) review your award letter; and (6) determine how you are going to pay your Expected Family Contribution and unmet need. The final section offers guidelines for planning a financial aid awareness program which address: selecting a location and facility, selecting a date, selecting a time, selecting a presenter, ordering publications and handouts, and program announcement and notification. An event planning checklist is attached. (DB)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Federal Aid, Higher Education, Publicity, Student Financial Aid
Department of Education Distribution Center, 400 Maryland Ave. S.W., Washington DC 20202-0498. Tel: 800-394-7084 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Note: Accompanying slides not available from ERIC.