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College Goal Sunday at HCC provides free help to Kentucky students filing for financial aid

Area high school seniors and their families can receive free help applying for college financial aid January 29 during College Goal Sunday at Henderson Community College.

At College Goal Sunday, financial aid professionals and counselors from area high schools will help students and families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the form students must submit to receive federal and state student aid. Students who file the form before March 15 have the best chance of receiving funds.

The event is open to all Kentucky seniors and anyone wishing to apply for financial aid, regardless of where they plan to attend college.
Students are encouraged to attend College Goal Sunday with a parent or guardian. They should bring their and their parents completed 2011 IRS 1040 tax return and any other 2011 income and benefits information. If families haven t completed their taxes, they should bring their 2010 IRS 1040 tax forms and the last paycheck stubs from 2011 so financial aid professionals will be able to show them how to use estimated information and then give instructions on how to update their information.

All attendees will be eligible to enter into a drawing for a chance to win a $500 scholarship that can be used at any Kentucky school.
College Goal Sunday takes place in room 309 of the Sullivan Tech Center on the HCC campus from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, January 29.

If inclement weather conditions exist the event will be cancelled. Please check the HCC website and Facebook for cancellation information on the day of the event.

The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators and is funded by the Lumina Foundation for Education, the YMCA and KnowHow2GoKy.org.

For more information about College Goal Sunday, please call the HCC Financial Aid Office at 831-9628 or the statewide helpline toll-free 1-888-4-KASFA (1-888-452-7322).