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TRIO Programs to offer financial-aid workshop

The University of South Carolina TRIO Programs and partners will offer a free financial-aid workshop Saturday, March 5, for persons interested in attending college or who are currently enrolled.

Students are encouraged to pre-register online at to be entered to win a free iPod Touch. All attendees will receive a free t-shirt.

The “College Goal South Carolina” workshop is set for 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the BTW auditorium at 1400 Wheat Street on the USC campus. The workshop is designed to provide financial-aid information and assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Financial-aid experts and volunteers will help parents and students with financial-aid paperwork for any college or university and provide information about financial-aid options and eligibility for grants and scholarships. Participants should bring a 2010 federal income-tax return.

“College Goal South Carolina” is a collaborative effort of the University of South Carolina TRIO Programs, the South Carolina Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education.

For more information, visit, or call Violette Hunter at 803-777-5127 or

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 01/26/11 @ 12:45 PM | Updated: 01/26/11 @ 12:46 PM | Permalink

TRIO workshop

  • What: Financial-aid workshop for persons interested in attending college or who are currently enrolled
  • When: Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Where: BTW auditorium, 1400 Wheat Street on USC campus

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