2017 Financial Aid Awareness Week

February 20, 2017
Prairie View A&M University

It’s Financial Aid Awareness Week and the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships has brought The Rodeo Round Up to “The Hill”. They have an all-star lineup of events for students to gain knowledge about Financial Aid and win prizes! For more about this week’s event see the schedule below:

Tuesday, Feb. 21 (Campus Wide)

  • The Office of Financial Aid is making classroom visits! They’re rounding up 10 minutes of your time to present information about financial aid including deadlines and scholarships.

Weds. Feb. 22 (11 a.m. – 2 p.m.)

  • Knowledge Race (Front Lawn MSC)
    • Get ready to compete in a SAC race. Each time you correctly answer a financial aid question, you move up to the next level. The top three winners will win scholarships. First place wins a $1,000 scholarship, second place a $750 scholarship and third place $100 in Panther Bucks.
  • Financial Aid Planko (MSC First Floor)
    • When you drop the chip, will you win a prize? Students with the six highest scores will take home Panther Bucks or scholarships.
  • Rode Lineup – Hula Hoop Game (MSC First Floor)
    • Can you match the Financial Aid Staff to their positions? If so, you can win prizes like Panther Bucks and scholarships!

Thurs. Feb. 23 (11 a.m. – 1 p.m.)

  • Know What You Owe (MSC First Floor)
    • Do you know how much debt you have? If you can correctly guess your total student loan debt you could win a prize. First place takes home a $500 scholarship, second place $100 in Panther Bucks and third place $50 in Panther Bucks.


Written by Jourdan B. Scruggs