The Seattle Public Library will offer a workshop supporting high school students and their families as they navigate the college financial aid process from 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 23 at the Douglass-Truth Branch (2300 E. Yesler Way, 206-684-4704).
Library events and programs are free. Registration is not required. Free street parking is available near the branch.
Trained volunteers will be on hand to answer questions and offer help with applying for scholarships. Financial aid experts will provide support for filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA).
Students should bring the following financial aid application materials:
- driver’s license or ID card,
- social security number or green card,
- income information (bank statements, a W-2 or pay stub, past tax return),
- at least one parent or legal guardian,
- parents’ or guardians’ financial information (including copy of 2014 tax return,
- parent or guardian’s social security number or green card,
- additional financial information (such as child support statements, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) or welfare information, real estate, investments, family business or farm information).
This event is presented in partnership with Road Map to College and College Goal Washington. (end)
For more information, visit spl.org. or call the library at 206-684-4704.