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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published November 08, 2010

Cummings Hosts “How to Pay for College” Seminar



14th Annual Seminar includes financial aid panel, meetings with colleges, universities and scholarship organizations.

(Washington, DC) – On Monday, November 15, Congressman Elijah E.
Cummings will host his 14th Annual “How to Pay for College” Seminar in
Baltimore.

The "How to Pay for College" Seminar is a free event designed to
inform constituents about higher education opportunities and financial
assistance programs to help them attain the American Dream of a
college education.

The seminar includes a financial aid panel which informs students and
parents about federal financial aid programs, Maryland scholarship
programs, researching private scholarship opportunities, the college
admissions process, community college programs and college assessment
test preparation. In addition, the seminar allows students and
parents to meet with representatives from colleges, universities and
scholarship organizations.

“The affordability of a college education is one of the primary
concerns of many families,” Congressman Cummings said. “I offer these
seminars each year to make sure parents and students are aware of the
many financial aid options available to them.”

Participating organizations include: Alabama A&M University, American
University, Baltimore City Community College, Baltimore City Public
Schools, Baltimore International College, Capitol College

Cheyney University, CollegeBound Foundation, College of Notre Dame of
Maryland, College Savings Plans of Maryland, Community College of
Baltimore County – Catonsville, Coppin State University, Frostburg
State University, Garrett College, Goldey-Beacom College, Hood
College, Howard Community College, Johns Hopkins University, La Salle
University, Montgomery College, Old Dominion University, Peabody
Institute, St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Salisbury University,
Sojourner-Douglass College, Towson University, United Negro College
Fund, University of Baltimore, University of Maryland Baltimore
County, University of Phoenix, U.S. Department of Education, Virginia
Commonwealth University, Virginia State University, Washington
College, West Chester University

WHAT:
Congressman Elijah E. Cummings’ 14th Annual “How to Pay for
College” Seminar

WHERE:
Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch, 400 Cathedral Street,
Baltimore, MD 21201

WHEN: Monday, November 15, 2010, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.