The Chesterfield County Public Library and the Friends of the Chesterfield County Public Library will present a series of free seminars this spring to help parents negotiate the financial aid process. For more information, or to register, visit library.chesterfield.gov.
Financial Aid 101
Learn the six steps to creating a successful financial aid package in this workshop presented by GRASP, the Great Aspirations Scholarship Program. Get information on different kinds of aid and sources for grants, loans and scholarships. Get help filing the FAFSA form. Discover the significance of the grade point average, and the benefits and requirements of community college transfer programs. Each seminar will be held from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Making College Affordable
Parents of all income levels will discover how to use the financial aid system to benefit their family, including how to determine what a college actually costs and how to benefit from the current tax provisions. This workshop is for any family with a college-bound high school student, including those who don’t think they will qualify for need-based financial aid. Each seminar will be held from 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.