VANCOUVER, Wash. — Washington State University Vancouver will sponsor a free financial aid workshop Wednesday, Jan. 31, for students and parents at its campus on Salmon Creek Avenue.

The workshop starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Student Services building lecture hall and provides an overview of the financial aid process including filling out the 2001-02 Federal Financial Aid Form (FAFSA) and seeking out and applying for scholarships. The FAFSA is the standard financial aid form for all colleges and universities, and the workshop is open to any college-bound student.