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Sen. Jerry Hill, Foothill College Hold ‘Cash for College’ Workshop Saturday

Senator Jerry Hill and Foothill College host a free “Cash for College” financial aid workshop from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 1, at Foothill’s Middlefield Campus in Palo Alto.

The workshop will be held in Building I at the campus at 4000 Middlefield Road.

Find out how to apply for a Cal Grant and other financial aid, and get help completing an application from financial aid professionals.

Students who need cash for college and their parents or their guardians are encouraged to attend. The event is geared for high school and college students who plan to attend or currently attend a California community college, California State University campus, University of California campus, private university or a vocational or technical school.

Here’s a checklist of information students and parents need to complete an application for student aid. If you would like help completing an application, bring any of the following items that apply to you to the workshop on February 1.

• Student’s Social Security card & driver license (or government issued ID)

• Parent or guardian’s Social Security card

• If not a U.S. citizen, bring alien registration card; if you do not have an AR card,
   please come as you may qualify for California Dream Act financial aid

• Parent’s federal income tax return, current w-2 forms or other records of income

• Records of untaxed income such as TANF, veteran’s benefits, Social Security benefits

• Student’s w-2 forms, pay records or other records of income earned

• Bank account records or bank statements

• Records of stocks, bonds or investments

• Business and farm records

• If you know the colleges you are interested in attending, bring a list

For more information or to RSVP call Senator Hill’s District Office at (650) 212-3313.

The workshop is intended to provide information and to assist in filling out applications; it is not an assurance of a grant or scholarship.

 

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