2018-2019 FAFSA Reminder


Don’t forget! The 2018-19 FAFSA opens this Sunday, October 1.

If you need assistance completing your FAFSA, the Financial Aid Office will be hosting two workshops. Join us to file your FAFSA and enter your name into a $500 scholarship drawing (two recipients will be selected). If you file your FAFSA prior to these events, just bring us proof of completion to have your name entered.

FAFSA Workshops

October 5 & 9 from 2:30-6:30pm in Mabee Library

$500 scholarship drawing and pizza available for those attending!

Should you have questions, contact the Financial Aid Office at (785) 670-1151 or financialaid@washburn.edu.

Financial Aid Office

Washburn University

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