Thursday, January 10, 2013

Spend Time...Save Money! A Parent U Event - FAFSA, TASFA & Financial Aid

Do you need tips on Paying for college?  Completing the FAFSA form?  Understanding Financial Aid Options?  
Mark your calendars and attend
SBISD Parent U—Funding Your Future
next Thursday, January 17, 2013!
Parent U – Funding Your Future  -- “Spend Time – Save Money!”
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Spring Woods High School
2045 Gessner, 77080
Session Times Outlined Below
Please join us for this informative event that provides three unique programs in one great night!  Three $100 scholarships will be awarded. Door prizes, too!
Parent U – Funding Your Child’s College Education
Choose from a dozen workshops focused on funding your child’s college education. Gain understanding of the types of financial aid, understanding FAFSA, TASFA for undocumented students, the value of college, and selecting the right college at the right price. Sessions in English and Spanish! 
Registration: 5:45 – 6:00 pm  
Opening Program: 6:00 – 6:15 pm 
Workshops: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Register Here:
FAFSA Training
Attend this 90 minute session to learn how to complete or help others complete the FAFSA form. FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the first step in the financial aid process.
Registration: 6:45 – 7:00 p.m.  
FAFSA Training: 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Register Here:
Student Program /Movie
First Generation: Every First Has A Story
First Generation is an award-winning feature-length documentary narrated by Golden Globe
nominee Blair Underwood,that tells the story of four high school students who set out to break the cycle of poverty and bring hope to their families and communities by pursuing a college education.
Registration: 5:45 – 6:00 pm  
Opening Program: 6:00 – 6:15 pm 
Documentary and Discussion: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Register Here:
Need more information?  
SBISD Community Relations

713.251.2468 or
This is event is proudly sponsored by SBISD Community Relations and SBISD Curriculum & Instruction Divisions. Special thanks to partners CollegeCommunityCareer, Houston Community College Spring Branch, and Minute Maid.

For more information on FAFSA and college preparation, students can visit the STUDENT section of the district website.


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