Memphis Talent Dividend Hosts Education Fair for Recent High School Graduates and Adults Interested in Attending College

Recent high school graduates and adults who are interested in attending college this fall are invited to attend an Education Fair sponsored by the Memphis Talent Dividend/Graduate Memphis. They will have an opportunity to complete the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA). This event is free and open to the public and will be held on Friday, July 15th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ben Hooks Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38111.

This Education Fair will conclude this year’s campaign that kicked-off on January 7th.  Last year, the Memphis Talent Dividend/Graduate Memphis community partners assisted with completing more than 7,000 FAFSA applications.  So far this year more than 66% of high school graduates have completed forms to help them enroll in an educational opportunity post high school graduation.

For more information about the Education Fair and the Memphis Talent Dividend/Graduate Memphis, contact Alton Cryer, Program Coordinator at 901.278.0016 or

More About Leadership Memphis

Leadership Memphis is a non-profit, community leadership development organization. Its mission is to prepare and mobilize leaders to work together for the good of the whole community. Founded in 1977 as The Memphis Institute of Public Responsibility, the organization has trained and graduated more than 2,500 leaders from its signature programs: Executive, FastTrack, Criminal/Juvenile Justice, and Grassroots. Its Action initiatives are Memphis Talent Dividend/Graduate Memphis, and SUCCESS High Schools.