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Financial Aid Outreach Services

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides information about the financial aid process by hosting a variety of outreach programs. Through our outreach efforts, we help students and families become familiar with different resources available to help pay for a college education. We are committed to raising financial aid awareness in our community by partnering with Montgomery College faculty and staff, K-12 schools, and public service programs. 

Financial Aid Night

Thursday September 29th, 2022

Watch Financial Aid Night 2021
Are your first two years of college really free in Maryland? This webinar will not only introduce the concepts of financial aid and scholarships to your students and their parents, but we will also explore key deadline dates, MD State grants, and Institutional scholarships. We will give a general overview of options for paying for college.  There will also be a live question and answer period afterward.
Paying for College Forum

Saturday, November 5, 2022

More information coming soon

Saturday, November 5th and Thursday, 10th, 2022

FAFSA & MSFAA Days is a free event held annually to help current and potential college students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and also the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA). Applying for financial aid can be confusing; at these events, you can talk to financial aid administrators about your financial aid questions and get line-by-line explanations of the applications. Students should never complete both forms. Get details on who should complete the MSFAA herenew window. Details on FAFSA completion can be found herenew window.

Free remote sessions will be available on November 5th at the Paying for College forum on the Rockville campus as well as virtually. 

A FAFSA & MSFAA days event will be held on November 10th at the Takoma Park Silver Spring campus as well as virtually.

Need Money

Virtual sessions begin February 1st, 2023

Need Money

Are you financially prepared for college?

Get FREE Help completing the FAFSA, completing your Required Financial Aid documents, and meeting the March 1st MHEC Promise Scholarship Deadline.

Virtual sessions begin February 1st , 2023.

Financial Aid Workshops

Financial aid workshops provide an overview of the financial aid application process, including information about federal, state, institutional, and private financial aid programs. Workshops also provide information on financial aid applications, deadlines, and online resources for students and parents.

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Sessions are a requirement for first-time loan borrowers at Montgomery College. During these presentations, Montgomery College students learn about the rights and responsibilities of a student loan borrower, navigation of the loan process, tips on managing finances, and understanding credit reports and scores.

First Year Seminars and Student Development Courses

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides guest speakers for Montgomery College first year seminars and student development courses. These courses present learning skills in money management and financial literacy to promote financial independence. Speakers discuss the financial aid process and provide information on grants, scholarships, student loans, and work study.

Other Special Events

The Office of Student Financial Aid hosts and participates in various events throughout the year as part of our financial aid outreach initiative. Events include local high school visits and Financial Aid Nights, workshops for nonprofit agencies and faith-based organizations, college fair participation, and other local events. We can cater our workshops to both traditional and nontraditional students and their families.