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Experts offer advice on applying for financial aid

College should be a time of growth and discovery, but for many it can also be a source of stress as students and parents try to find a way to pay for it. Fortunately, financial aid assistance is available.

KET’s College Financial Aid 2022: Education Matters offers help in navigating the all-important college financial aid application process. You can view the program, hosted by KET’s Kelsey Starks, below.

The program features a panel of financial aid experts who will provide information on the availability of scholarships, grants and other financial aid and offer tips on applying for financial assistance using the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Scheduled panelists include:

  • Theresa Lowder, Director of Financial Aid Services at Berea College
  • Joplin Rice,  Outreach Counselor for KHEAA
  • Bob Fultz, Director of Student Financial Planning at Georgetown College
  • Runan Evans, Associate Dean of Financial Aid at the Bluegrass Community and Technical College

Issues discussed by the panel will include common application mistakes, documents necessary to apply for financial aid, types of aid, deadlines and financial aid packages.

Find additional financial aid resources here.