POTSDAM Clarkson University will host a financial aid information and assistance event Feb. 2.
College Goal NY will be at Bertrand H. Snell Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to help high school students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the state Tuition Assistance Program forms.
College Goal is a nationwide volunteer program that helps students and families who need assistance completing financial aid forms. The event is open to north country graduating high school seniors and their families.
In addition, as College Goal NY participant, students will have an opportunity to apply for one of five $500 need-based scholarships. The state Higher Education Corp. will select winners. Details on how to apply will be available at the event.
The program is free, but families planning to attend must register in advance at www.collegegoalny.org.
For more information, call Pamela Nichols at 268-6413 or Stacey Hawkins at 268-6451.