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Central Scholarship presents 4th annual College Cash

Posted 01.08.13

CENTRAL SCHOLARSHIP PRESENTS 4TH ANNUAL COLLEGE CASH

The evening event, sponsored by Howard County General Hospital, is

aimed helping high school and college students find money for school.  c

Baltimore, MD – January 7, 2013 – Central Scholarship presents its fourth annual College Cash event sponsored by BB&T, Howard County General Hospital, and SECU. The financial literacy event is intended to help high school and college students figure out the complex world of paying for college.  Central Scholarship elected to host these events after years of working with students who were struggling to navigate the complex world of paying for higher education.

Central Scholarship will be hosting two sessions, one in Baltimore City and one in Howard County. The sessions will be specifically focused on helping students find ways to pay for college featuring guest speaker Joseph Lorrick, author of DEBT (Did Everything But Think).

Attendees will have the opportunity to win scholarships valued up to $1,250. Scholarship funding provided by Howard County General Hospital. 

The event will be open to the public, but registration is required and space is limited. Attendees can register for the Baltimore event here and for the Howard County event here.

 Session #1

When: January 15, 2012, 5:30pm-8:00pm

Where: University of Baltimore School of Law, Moot Court Room
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201

Session #2

When: January 31st, 2012, 5:30pm- 8:00pm

Where: Howard County General Hospital Wellness Center
10710 Charter Drive #100
Columbia, MD 21044

This will be a great event for students and parents who are wondering how they can afford college. The session will be interactive and informative and attendees will walk away with a better understanding where they can find money for school. For more information please call 410-415-5558.

 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.

ABOUT SECU:

Founded in Baltimore in 1951, SECU is the largest state-chartered financial cooperative in Maryland, with over 225,000 members. SECU is ranked among the top 47 credit unions for total assets in the U.S. As of October, 2012, assets were $2.6 billion. Headquartered in Linthicum, MD, SECU has 21 branches and 104 ATMs throughout Maryland. SECU also provides access to over 68,000 surcharge-free ATMs through the CO-OP and Allpoint networks. For more information about SECU, visit secumd.org.

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PRESS CONTACT

Jessica Schmidt-Bonifant

Development Director

Office: 410-415-5558

Cell: 443-812-1655

jbonifant@central-scholarship.org

www.central-scholarship.org