Financial Aid


Quick Overview of Financial Aid

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FAFSA button

FAFSA

  • Federal Student Aid
    • Need-based grants
    • Federal student and parent loans for all students
  • Opens in October of student's senior year
  • Requires parental income until student is 24, except for special circumstances.
  • Click on the buttons below for additional information or help
  • Apply online at fafsa.ed.gov

                       Start a new FAFSA link

 more FAFSA information   Studentaid.gov   FSA ID

 

 

Cal Grant button

Cal Grant

  • State need-based aid
  • Requires parental income via the FAFSA as well as GPA uploaded by the school
  • There is no additional form to file, but the FAFSA must be submitted by March 2nd to be eligible.
  • See FAQs by clicking on the Cal Grant button above.
  • Students manage their grant funds by creating an account at webgrants4students.org, or clicking on the Student Aid Commission button below
 
 
 
 
Dream Act button

Dream Act

  • Financial Aid for undocumented student - replaces the FAFSA and Cal Grant monies
  • Requires parental income information until the student is 24
  • Apply online at dream.csac.ca.gov
  • FAQs for Dream Act students
  • AB540 form
 

Resources:

  • Financial Aid presentation during College Fair in October
  • Financial Aid information during Parent Information night
  • Cash for College night
    •  late October
    • a time for seniors and parents to file their FAFSA forms with help
  • Compare your Financial Aid offers - Worksheet
  • Estimate your financial aid ahead of time with FAFSA4caster. Click button below:
       FAFSA 4 caster button
 

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