The University of Scranton to Conduct Financial Aid Workshop

12/20/11

The University of Scranton will conduct a financial aid workshop for prospective students and their parents on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the fourth-floor Moskovitz Theater of the DeNaples Center. The workshop will be presented by William Burke, director of financial aid at The University of Scranton, and will include a review of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and details regarding the Jesuit university’s academic scholarship and need-based assistance programs. Each year, The University of Scranton awards approximately $19 million in institutional assistance to approximately 1,200 local students.

The program will also include information on federal- and state-aid programs, student and parent loans, and alternative financing options. Participants will be shown how to calculate the cost of attendance at The University of Scranton.

Staff from the University’s Admissions Office will be available to answer questions.

In the case of inclement weather, the workshop will be held on Monday, Jan. 23, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the same location.

For more information, call The University of Scranton’s Financial Aid Office at 941-7700.

Financial Aid
The University of Scranton will conduct a financial aid workshop for prospective students and their parents on Tuesday, Jan. 17, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Moskovitz Theater of the DeNaples Center. Discussing the workshop, which will include a review of the FAFSA and details regarding the University’s academic scholarship and need-based assistance programs, are, from left: Patricia Cegelka, assistant director of financial aid; William Burke, director of financial aid; Melissa Bevacqua, associate director for outreach for admissions;  and Jonathan Kirby, assistant director of financial aid.



Press Release Contact:
Stan Zygmunt
Director of News & Media Relations
The University of Scranton
(570)-941-7662