This newsletter is for YOU!
It will include a summary of important information that pertains to you, an E2L Saver. 
Your March Savers Newsletter
  
Greetings!

We hope that you are doing well and that you're ready for spring!

Take a few minutes to read over this newsletter as it contains important reminders and information about recent past and upcoming events. 
Upcoming Events

Northern AZ and NAU Events

Immigration Awareness Series "From Border Walls to Borderlands"
3/9/2017, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (more info here)

Spring Break
3/13 - 3/17 

Workshop: Comparing Financial Aid Packages
3/23/2017, 6 PM-7 PM (more info here)

Lewis Black at the Ardrey Memorial Auditorium
3/26/2017, 7 PM - 8:30 PM  (more info here)

Early Enrollment Begins
3/27/2017, all day 

Know Your Rights & How to be Human & Civil Rights Observers
3/28/2017, 4:30 PM - 7 PM (more info here)

Southern AZ and UA Events

FREE Credit Workshop by E2L and Vantage West

Monday, March 13th 4 PM - 5:30 PM -  Register Here!
UA Student Union Memorial Center suite 248

Open to all E2L Savers - Free Food and Gift Basket Raffle!

UA Spring Career Days
March 7th - 8th (more info here)
March 29th 3pm Resume & Cover Letter Workshop (more info here)

WSIP FREE Writing Workshops
Mondays and Wednesdays at 2pm - repeated for 16 times
Free writing workshops for the UA and Tucson communities! (more info here)

Tucson Festival of Books
Saturday 3/11 9:30 AM to Sunday 3/12 9:30 AM   (more info here)

Science Cafe "Big Blue: Water and Life on Planet Earth"
Tuesday 3/21 6 PM
Magpie's Gourmet Pizza 605 N. 4th Ave 

Widescreen Wednesday - "Slaughterhouse-Five"
Wednesday 3/29 7 PM
UA Center for Creative Photography (more info here)
Looking for volunteer opportunities in Tucson?

Join Earn to Learn students and staff at the Community Food Bank of Southern AZ 
Saturday 3/25 9 AM - 12 PM

Lunch will be provided to all volunteers! Register Here! Space is limited.

The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona provides food and food-related services throughout a 23,000 square-mile region of Southern Arizona including Pima, Cochise, Graham, Greenlee, and Santa Cruz counties. The Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona distributes over 63,000 meals a day to members of our community with the support of over 300 local nonprofit agencies. Each year, we assist over 225,000 people through our programs and services.

Questions? Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Taylor Whitehead, at taylor@earntolearn.org .
Central AZ and ASU Events

Spring Break
3/5 - 3/12

Food Trucks at ASU
3/16 11 AM - 1:30 pm (more info here)

Grad Fairs 

Downtown Phoenix Campus
3/16 - 3/17 9:30 AM - 5 PM  (more info here)

Polytechnic Campus
3/14 9:30 AM - 5 PM (more info here)

Tempe Campus
3/21 9:30 AM - 5 PM (more info here)

West Campus
3/15 9:30 AM - 5 PM  (more info here)

Volunteer Opportunity 
3/20 Dinner and workshop for homeless LGBT youth (more info here)


Recent Events

We Love our Savers Party and Re-Enrollment

There was a lot of laughing, games, prizes and food (so much food) at Northern AZ's  Saver   appreciation  party at  NAU  last month! 

If you're an E2L  Saver  in the Flagstaff area don't miss out on our future events where you can meet new friends, learn something new, and enjoy free food!
Exciting Earn to Learn News!


E2L Executive Director Kate Hoffman was a finalist for the 2017 Women of Influence Awards. She was a finalist in two categories:  Non-profit Champion and Education Champion.
Reminders

SALT 
Worried about standing out during a busy hiring season? Use these 4 tips to stay organized and get noticed! For more free tips on jobs, internships, resumes, and more, sign up at https://www.saltmoney.org/earntolearn
Monthly Deposits
Remember to make your Earn to Learn deposit by March 15th.

**If the 15th falls on a weekend/holiday please make your deposit either before or on the next business day. 
FAFSA Deadlines
All students who will be enrolled in college or community college next year are required to file their FAFSA in order to be eligible to receive funding. 

UA, NAU, & ASU Priority Deadlines are past but you can still file!

Reach out to your success coach if you need assistance filing your FAFSA. 

Free Tax Assistance
Flagstaff: http://nazunitedway.org/flagstaff-vita-dates-announced/
Phoenix: http://azcaa.org/volunteer-income-tax-assistance-vita/
Yuma: http://www.liveunitedyuma.org/
Other Opportunities
These are not a requirement of E2L nor does E2L have any affiliation with the following. They are simply opportunities that may benefit you. 

College Success Arizona Scholarship Deadline
Due March 10th (more info here)

Hughes Federal Credit Union Scholarship
Due March 19th 11:59 pm

$20,000 in scholarships to high school seniors! You must be a high school senior entering a college, university or trade school* and be a member of Hughes. Scholarships will be awarded to those students who have shown scholastic excellence, participated in community service and are interested in advancing their education. (more info here)

Vantage West Credit Union Scholarship
Due March 18th

Vantage West will award $10,000 in scholarships in 2017.  Ten (10) winners will each receive $1,000 toward their Fall 2017 semester tuition.  All eligible students are encouraged to apply! Academic merit is a key consideration, though our selection process also weighs factors such as (but not limited to) the quality and content of a financial essay and overall character as demonstrated by philanthropic activities and other accomplishments. (more info here)
 

Math Science Honors Program at ASU Summer 2017
The Joaquin Bustoz Math-Science Honors Program is intended for mature and motivated students who are interested in academic careers requiring math, science, or engineering coursework. Participants live on the ASU Tempe campus while enrolled in university level math course for college credit. (more info here)

AZ Musicfest Scholarship
Generous scholarship funds to an AZ high school senior pursuing a college-level music-related degree. 
Deadline April 10 (more info here)

Know anyone hoping to start university in the fall of 2018?
Earn to Learn application now open for fall 2018 university starts
We're so happy to be able to share our news, upcoming events, deadlines, and scholarship information with you in our monthly newsletter! If you have a success story you'd like to share with us, contact your success coach. We'd love to hear from you!


Gabriel Diaz Perez is a freshman at ASU and knows the value of saving:  "I can't just go spending like a madman. It's not always easy when you're tempted buy good meals and new electronics. I need to do what's best for my future and preparing for the unexpected will help me be successful." 

Read his entire story  here!
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