FAFSA Webinars


FAFSA webinars, available for Seniors and their parents.

Ready, Set, FAFSA!

Are you or someone you know applying to college this year? We can help! Join us this February for a series of financial aid webinars created specifically for students and families to help them prepare for the college-going process. All sessions will be approximately one hour long with a short presentation from financial aid experts followed by time for questions from the audience.

February 8, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. | Financial Aid Overview

• Learn more about the many ways to pay for college—like grants, loans, scholarships, and work-study—and how to apply for them. Register here: https://ecmc.zoom.us/.../register/WN_rjnQTRwAR66hPQ_10bYkJg

February 15, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. | Complete the FAFSA

• Find out more about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). This is the most important form to get you or your student money for education after high school. Register here: https://ecmc.zoom.us/.../register/WN_rjnQTRwAR66hPQ_10bYkJg

February 17, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. | Complete the MN Dream Act

• Minnesota also has a form for undocumented students called the Minnesota Dream Act, which allows them to be eligible for in-state tuition. Register here: https://ecmc.zoom.us/.../register/WN_rjnQTRwAR66hPQ_10bYkJg

February 22, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. | Understanding Your Offer Letter

• Understanding your financial aid award letter can be complicated, especially if you applied to more than one college. This session will help you understand how to read and compare them. Register here: https://ecmc.zoom.us/.../register/WN_rjnQTRwAR66hPQ_10bYkJg

March 1, 2022 at 7:00 p.m. | Scholarship Search

• Learn more about how to get scholarships, or free money, for your education after high school. Register here: https://ecmc.zoom.us/.../register/WN_rjnQTRwAR66hPQ_10bYkJg

Language Interpretation Available & $500 Scholarship
All sessions will have simultaneous interpretation available in Spanish, Somali, and Hmong. Participants who attend 4 out of 5 sessions will be eligible to win a $500 scholarship.