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Central Scholarship and MONEY Magazine present College Cash 101

Posted: 03.12.12


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Central Scholarship and MONEY co-present 3rd annual financial literacy event for Maryland students

Baltimore, Md. – March 1, 2012 – Central Scholarship and MONEY® Magazine will be co-hosting a financial literacy event aimed at helping college students understand the impact of financial decisions from the time they gain admission through graduation and beyond.

The event will be open to the public, but registration is required and space is limited.

 When: March 31st, 9 AM – 3 PM

 Where:   University of Baltimore, Merrick School of Business

1420 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Baltimore Collegetown will provide a shuttle to area campuses

 Event topics of discussion and interactive sessions will include:

  • Paying for college with MONEY® Senior Writer, Kim Clark
  • Understanding the college financial aid awards letter
  • Building wealth after graduation
  • Strategies for repaying student loans student loan expert, Heather Jarvis
  • Individual sessions with financial aid representatives
  • Panel of industry experts on tips for finding employment after graduation

MONEY Magazine will sponsor a $5,000 scholarship.  Participants can apply the day of the event.

Other Sponsors of College Cash 101 include Wells Fargo, BB&T and Vitamin.

 About Central Scholarship

Central Scholarship enables students to pursue education or training after high school through scholarship opportunities and interest-free loans that fund the gap after all other financial aid has been awarded. Established in 1924 and with more than $1 million in scholarships awarded annually, Central Scholarship screens student applications against dozens of scholarship opportunities according to criteria established by its donors. With a deep connection to its students and the local community, Central Scholarship’s uniqueness is in its approach: investing in the future of students, their families and the neighborhoods in which they live.

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 Jessica Schmidt-Bonifant, Development Director


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