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Baker Clinton Township campus (1)$5,000 in Baker College scholarships to be awarded to five attendees

Baker College of Clinton Township will hold its 2016 Financial Aid Workshop, 9:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Feb. 27. The event is designed to help potential college-bound students and their parents understand and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2016-2017 academic year.

The FAFSA determines the eligibility of college students for annual federal student financial aid, including grants, loans and work-study funds.

The workshop is free of charge and open to all prospective college students, whether or not they have identified their colleges of choice. Reservations must be received no later than Wednesday, Feb. 24, however, early reservations are encouraged, as seating is limited.

There will be a drawing for five attendees to each receive a $1,000 scholarship to Baker College of Clinton Township.

The schedule for the workshop is:

9:30-10:00 a.m. Check-in, light breakfast

10:00-11:30 a.m. Financial aid presentation

11:30 a.m.-noon Optional individual advising and campus tours

Financial aid officers will conduct the workshop, providing a profile and

explanation of the various types of financial aid available to students. Detailed instructions for completing the online financial aid form will be part of the workshop. Admissions advisors will also be available to answer questions and offer information about Baker College of Clinton Township.

Parents and students are encouraged to bring the following information, if available: 2015 U.S. federal tax forms 1040 and W-2, and 2015 untaxed income amounts (e.g., Aid to Dependent Children, Social Security, child support, etc.).

The workshop will be held in the Student Center at Baker College of Clinton Township, 34950 Little Mack Ave, Clinton Township. To make a reservation, contact Annette Looser in the admissions office at 586.791.3000 or annette.looser@baker.edu.

The largest private college in Michigan, Baker College is a not-for-profit higher education institution accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It serves more than 23,000 students on multiple campuses and online. Baker College grants certificates and associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in more than 100 programs across diverse academic fields, including business, health sciences, engineering, information technology, education and human services. An impressive 97 percent of available graduates are employed. Every Baker College graduate receives Lifetime Employment Assistance—free and forever. Baker College is a pioneer in distance education and offers students the option of completing a degree 100 percent online, without ever visiting a campus. For information, visit http://www.baker.edu or follow Baker College on Twitter, @bakercollege, or on Facebook, http://www.facebook.com/bakercollege.

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