MNPS Hosts Summer FAFSA Clinics for Graduates

MNPS and partners offer FAFSA clinics to help recent graduates with financial aid applications.

Metro Nashville Public Schools (MNPS) is collaborating with local college access organizations to hold FAFSA completion clinics throughout June and July. These clinics are designed to help recent graduates and others maximize their financial aid opportunities for the upcoming academic year.

The participating organizations include the Tennessee College Access & Success Network (TCASN), Martha O’Bryan Center, Oasis Center, and Persist Nashville. These groups bring extensive experience in assisting with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Staff will help students and families complete the FAFSA and understand various types of financial aid.

Martha O’Bryan Center will offer clinics until July 30, assisting with FAFSA completion, document submission for financial aid verification, and interpreting college financial aid award letters. Clinics will be available:

– Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-11 a.m., at Hope Building, 711B S. 7th St.

– Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-5 p.m., at Faith Building, 711A S. 7th St.

– Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Hunters Lane, Maplewood, and Stratford high schools (appointments available in person and virtually).

Oasis Center will provide FAFSA support at:

– Oasis Center, 1704 Charlotte Ave., Suite 200, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

– Nashville State Community College’s White Bridge, North Davidson, and Southeast campuses, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

– John Overton and Glencliff high schools, Mondays, 12-5 p.m.

– Cane Ridge High School, Tuesdays, 12-5 p.m.

– Nashville Public Library, Southeast branch, Wednesdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

– Nashville Public Library, Edmondson branch, Wednesday-Thursday, 1-3 p.m.

– Nashville Public Library, Madison branch, Wednesdays, 2-5 p.m.

– Nashville Public Library, Main Library, 615 Church St., Thursdays, 2-5 p.m.

– Nashville Public Library, Bellevue branch, Thursdays, 2-5 p.m.

Persist Nashville will host clinics at its office at 301 Plus Park Blvd., #300, from 1-3 p.m. on June 27 and 2-4 p.m. on July 9, as well as a FAFSA completion event at College Con on July 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Persist Nashville is also focusing on increasing FAFSA completion among the 1,250 students in its coaching programs.

All recent graduates and others are welcome to attend any of the clinic locations, regardless of their high school.

For interviews, please contact Bob Obrohta, executive director of the Tennessee College Access & Success Network, at

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