January 19, 2011
TORRINGTON, WY –
Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a vital step in getting help to pay for college. By attending FAFSA Frenzy on January 30th students and families can get free, expert help in filling out this important form.
FAFSA Frenzy will take place from 1-4 p.m. January 30, at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington and at the EWC Branch Campus in Douglas. At the FAFSA Frenzy, financial-aid professionals – primarily from Wyoming postsecondary institutions – will provide assistance in completing the FAFSA. College-bound students must complete the FAFSA to qualify for federal and state financial aid, as well as scholarships and grants offered by many colleges, universities and vocational/technical schools.
Students 23 years of age or younger should attend the FAFSA Frenzy with their parents or guardians and bring their parents’ and their own completed 2010 Internal Revenue Service 1040 tax returns, if available, or W-2 Forms or other 2010 income, asset and benefits information. If parents cannot attend, students may attend alone, but they must bring the same income information. Students 24 years of age or older may attend alone and bring their own completed 2010 IRS 1040 tax returns, if available, or W-2 Forms or other 2010 income, asset and benefits information.
Everything else — including pens, pencils, FAFSAs and snacks – will be provided.
Sponsored in part by: Eastern Wyoming College, EOC, and the University of Wyoming.
For more information about the FAFSA Frenzy, call the number for your local site, for Torrington call (307) 532.8325 and for Douglas call (307) 358.5622.