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.
Virtual sessions beginning in June. Get help completing the FAFSA application and other financial aid documents.
MC's office of financial aid and the educational opportunity center would like to offer assistance to students in meeting the March 1st deadline in applying for state aid as well as turning in required documents for financial aid processing. We can also assist in scholarship applications.
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In-person and virtual sessions
Let's discuss the following:
- Three things you need to know about financial aid
- How to stay eligible
- Maryland grants & scholarships are still available
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In-person and virtual session dates to be announced. Get help completing the FAFSA or MSFAA application.
FAFSA & MSFAA Days
Get help completing the FAFSA or MSFAA application, and information on maximizing the financial resources available for higher education and workforce training.
Register to win one of two $500 scholarships from the Montgomery College Foundation if you are completing your FAFSA/MSFAA at this event.
- Sign up for help completing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the Maryland State Financial Aid Application (MSFAA).
- Bring your 2021 Income Tax return (1040) & your social security cards for parents and students
Watch videos from previous webinars
Are your first two years of college really free in Maryland? These webinars introduce the concepts of financial aid and scholarships to students and parents, and 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.
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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. Workshops will be added to this page when scheduled.
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. Sessions will be added to this page when scheduled.
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. Courses will be added to this page when scheduled.
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. Events will be added to this page when scheduled.
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