February is Financial Aid Awareness Month

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Join us as we unmask all the tips and tricks towards making the most out of your Financial Aid experience at Chatt Tech!

  • February 1st 12 PM – 1 PM
    Chatt Tech Foundation Scholarships & Grants

    Presented by Amanda Henderson, Foundation Coordinator – Come learn about the various scholarship and emergency grant opportunities available to you as a Chatt Tech student.

  • February 6th 11 AM – 12 PM
    Financial Aid 101
    Presented by GA Student Finance – The Financial Aid process can be challenging for many. This webinar is designed to give you a clearer understanding of the Financial Aid process. Join us as we highlight the process for students to gain funding for their post-secondary education.  We will clearly define financial aid, explain each type, and the different sources. By the end of the webinar, you will understand how to apply for aid, and be able to make informed financial aid decisions.

  • February 8th 1 PM – 1:30 PM
    Nelnet & BankMobile
    Presented by Regina Banks, Director of Student Accounts – Join us for an informative session where you will learn the benefits, plan information, and steps to setting up a Nelnet Payment Plan along with the steps in selecting a refund preference with our third-party disbursement vendor BankMobile.

  • February 9th 10 AM – 11 AM
    Scholarships – Finding Free money for College  
    Presented by Jonathan Looney, Director of Relationship Management with Sallie Mae – Scholarships can be a huge help to college students and their families, but many don’t know where to find them, or how to apply. During this session students will learn key tips on applying for scholarships, how to create a winning scholarship essay, and more.

  • February 13th 11 AM – 12 PM
    Credit: The Ups and Downs
    Presented by GA Student Finance – The word ‘credit’ has many meanings; this webinar will focus on the meaning referring to borrowing, specifically on the credit report and score. The credit score is consistently moving up and down and you can learn why. Learn how credit history can affect many parts of a borrower’s life, how to protect it and what steps to take if a victim of identity theft.

  • February 16th 10 – 11 AM 
    Let the FAFSA Fun Begin!!
    Presented by Casey Worley, Associate Director of Financial Aid at Chatt Tech – Have you heard about all the new changes coming with the 2024/2025 FAFSA? Join us as we delve into the new process and terminology to help make your FAFSA completion easier.

  • February 20th 9 AM – 12 PM
    The only Tuesday that Matters is FAFSA Tuesday!
    Need some help getting your FAFSA completed? Our team is here to help. We will be in Room A-108 at the North Metro Campus to assist you in completing the 2023/2024 or the 2024/2025 FAFSA. 

  • February 22nd 2 PM – 3 PM 
    Chatt Tech State Aid
    Presented by Casey Worley, Associate Director of Financial Aid. Ever wondered what the difference is between HOPE/Zell grant and scholarship? Want to learn more about how to get state aid when you don’t have parent information for the FAFSA?  Join us for an informative session about all things state aid.

  • February 23rd
    Crossword Puzzle Fun for a King
    Complete the Financial Aid based crossword puzzle that was emailed to your student email on February 2nd, 2024 for a chance to win a $250 gift card to the Chatt Tech bookstore. Deadline for submission is February 23rd at 11:59 PM. Crossword puzzle must be accurate to be considered for the drawing. Eligible recipient must be current Chatt Tech student. Employees not eligible, even if also enrolled.

  • February 26th – 29th
    Beignet, done that!
    Join our team as we wrap up Financial Aid Awareness month by sharing some tasty treats to celebrate all you have learned about Financial Aid.
    • Monday, February 26th – Appalachian Student Center 9-11 AM  
    • Tuesday, February 27th – North Metro Student Center 9-11 AM
    • Wednesday, February 28th – Paulding Building B Lobby 9-11 AM
    • Thursday, February 29th – Marietta Atrium 9-11 AM          
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