West Shore Community College’s Financial Aid Office will host a series of financial aid workshops for prospective college students and their families. High school students and their parents as well as adults considering going to college are encouraged to attend a workshop.
The workshops will be held in the following area high schools:
Baldwin – Sept. 28, 5 p.m.
Ludington – Oct. 5, 6 p.m.
Manistee Catholic Central – Oct. 12, 6:30 p.m.
Brethren – Oct. 18, 1:30 p.m.
Bear Lake – Oct. 19, 12:30 p.m.
Manistee & Casman Academy, Oct. 19, 6 p.m., at MHS
Onekama - Oct. 25, 7 p.m.
Mason Co. Central & Mason Co. Eastern – Nov. 3, 6 p.m., at MCC High School
The college has also scheduled several FAFSA Completion Workshops where current and future applicants are encouraged to attend a free work session with WSCC Financial Aid staff members who will guide applicants through the FAFSA form completion and submission process. General information will be covered about financial aid with detailed instructions on how to complete the FAFSA online. The form must be completed each year in order to be eligible to apply for federal financial assistance and to maintain eligibility for need-based institutional funding. Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid beginning October 1, to increase their opportunity to receive aid awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Baldwin – Oct. 26, from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Ludington – Nov. 2, 3 – 7 p.m.
Manistee - Nov. 9, 3 – 7 p.m.
Mason County Central – Nov. 10, 3:30 – 7 p.m.
Mason County Eastern - Nov. 16, 10 – 11:30 a.m.