Wells Fargo and Scholarship America announced they are accepting applications for the 2018 Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Wells Fargo Veterans Emergency Grant Programs. In 2016, Wells Fargo committed $2 million over a four-year period to fund the programs and help veterans and spouses of veterans with disabilities succeed in careers they choose. Since the programs launched, 48 scholarships and 84 emergency grants have been awarded. Click here to see the announcement and the flyer.
Also worth noting: Wells Fargo is offering a free webinar series in which experts share very important information for anyone (parents, future students, current students, advisors, etc.) wanting to learn more about financial planning for college and life after graduation. Details are below.
January and February: free webinar series ‘Preparing and Paying for College’
January 23 – Preparing your student for college
Parents and guardians will receive key information to help prepare their high school student for college including: conversation starters for parent-teacher conferences, tools to help students avoid test anxiety, tips for navigating the college admissions process, comparison of different college types, and more.
February 13 – 5 Steps to Paying for College
Understand the college financial aid process in five easy steps – from completing the FAFSA to comparing award letters, estimating the total cost of college, and exploring your financing options.