MI Student Aid Outreach Team Visiting Eastern Upper Peninsula

Contact: See contact information below.

Feb. 19, 2020

Students and families in the Eastern Upper Peninsula looking for help paying for college should save the date for “Show Me The Money Day” in Chippewa County later this week.

From 4-6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20, the Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid outreach team will be at Kinross Recreation Center to help with scholarship searches, college financing strategies and state program eligibility lookups, as well as provide a resource table with financial aid materials.

In addition, students eligible for the Tuition Incentive Program, one of Michigan’s largest financial aid programs, can complete their applications on-site.

“This is a great opportunity for students and families in the Eastern Upper Peninsula to learn about the options available when paying for college,” said Anne Wohlfert, executive director of Treasury’s Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning. “We look forward to meeting with everyone as they navigate the financial aid process. It’s also a great opportunity receive assistance completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.”

Kinross Recreation Center is located at 43 Wood Lake Road in Kincheloe. The “Show Me The Money Day” event is FREE and open to the public

“Show Me The Money Day” events are hosted by Community Economic Development Association of Michigan members during tax season and feature free tax assistance, financial workshops and access to community resources.

Administered by state Treasury Department, MI Student Aid is Michigan’s go-to resource for finding the financial resources needed to pay for college.  For more information, contact MI Student Aid at mistudentaid@michigan.gov, 1-888-447-2687 or @mistudentaid on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

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Press Contacts: Danelle Gittus or Ron Leix, Treasury Public Information Officers, at 517-335-2167

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