Officials kick off financial-aid form completion campaign

    Mayor Nutter and other city leaders will kick off a new campaign to raise awareness among Philadelphia’s students about college financing options and to increase the completion rate for applicants who fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, otherwise known as the FAFSA.

    The mayor’s office released a stament on the campaign, stating that workshops will be held over the next three months to assist students who apply for federal financial aid. Prior to the kickoff, there will be a Campaign Summit from 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 13 to share information on each campaign component and to elicit volunteer support to increase services to students and families.

    The Campaign Summit will take place at Temple University Center City, 1515 Market St., Room 320.

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