Local Technical Community College Hosting FAFSA Day


Central Louisiana Technical Community College at Natchitoches will host a Financial Aid Completion Day on Wednesday, Nov. 29 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Representatives will be available to he lp students and parents complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completing the FAFSA is the first step to take in order to receive most forms of federal student aid including Pell Grants, low – interest federal student loans and to participate in the federal Work St udy program. In addition, several state student financial aid programs, including the Taylor Opportunity Program for Students (TOPS) scholarship program and the Louisiana Go Grant need – based aid program, require completion of the FAFSA in order to qualify for and access funds.

Anyone, from a soon – to – be high school graduate to a returning adult student, who is planning to attend any postsecondary institution that participates in the Federal Title IV Aid programs during the 2018 – 2019 academic year can bene fit from attendance. This includes public, private, technical, community, proprietary and career colleges.

To get started participants are asked to bring their 2016 signed Federal Income Tax Return, social security card, and drivers license or identification. If a dependent or you are under the age of 24 you will need to bring your parent’s 2016 signed Federal Income Tax Return (if you have a child, are married, are in the armed services, or are lega lly emancipated, you do not have to input your parent’s information). If you were married after filing taxes, you have to report your spouses taxes. Any untaxed income records for 2016 (Social Security temporary assistance to needy families, welfare, or v eterans benefits records) are also needed for documentation.

For more information call 318 – 357 – 3162 or email gwenfontenot@cltcc.edu.