The event, designed to help prospective college students to file their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), will be held in the Information Commons West on the OTC Springfield Campus, 1001 E. Chestnut Expressway.
Financial Aid advisers and other volunteers from local colleges and universities, as well as from area public schools, will be on hand to help prospective students and their families to fill out the necessary financial aid forms.
Participants in the FAFSA Frenzy
event are asked to bring copies of their 2012 tax forms, federal W-2 forms and
In addition to the one-on-one
financial help available at the event, students will have the opportunity to
enter a drawing for scholarships.
Drawing winners will receive their scholarship when they enroll in a
The Springfield FAFSA Frenzy is one of several that will be held across the state on the same day, and is offered through a partnership between Ozarks Area Key Financial Aid Personnel (OAKFAP), the Missouri Department of Higher Education, the Missouri Association of Student Financial Aid Personnel (MASFAP), the Missouri Higher Education Loan Authority, the Lumina Foundation for Education and USA Funds.
For more information or to see a complete list of Missouri FAFSA Frenzy events, visit www.masfap.org/showmetocollege.