State University and Vernon College each will give away a scholarship at an
upcoming financial aid event from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, in the Dillard College of Business Administration lobby.
in collaboration with Vernon College, the Wichita Falls Independent School District,
and the Café con Leche organization, will host the event to assist high school
seniors with financial aid questions. Community volunteers and financial aid
officers from MSU and Vernon College will be on hand to help students file FAFSA
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or TASFA (Texas Application for
State Financial Aid) applications.
will give away a $1000 scholarship and Vernon College will award a $500 scholarship.
The event is free and open to any area high school senior.
Café con Leche partners
with universities, colleges, school districts, and community organizations, and
hosts the radio program Asuntos Hispanos on 107.9 FM MANA. Founder and
Educational Consultant Gonzalo Robles has worked with more than 80 communities
and partners throughout Texas and Florida, including the Texas Higher Education
Coordinating Board, UT Pan American, UT San Antonio, UT Brownsville, UT El
Paso, UT Tyler, Central Texas College, Amarillo College, West Texas University,
Vernon College, independent school districts and various Hispanic Chambers of