Financial Aid Useful Links
FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Needs to be completed between January 1 and March 2 prior to your Freshman year in college and then every year after.
CSS Profile: Some private colleges require completion of the CSS PROFILE, a tool used to determine private student aid. If you’re unsure if you need to complete this profile, contact your college’s financial aid office or check the website above.
CSAC Cal Grant School Eligibility Visit this page to determine if your school is eligible or ineligible to receive Cal Grant awards.
webgrants4students.org. for information and tools regarding Cal Grant or Chafee programs.
California Dream Act allows undocumented and documented students who meet certain provisions of the AB 540 law to apply for and receive private and state funded financial aid.
FinAid.org for further general or specific financial aid program information
SCHOLARSHARE California’s 529 college savings plan
WebGrants 4 Students resources, information and tools needed to assist you with the college financial aid process.
How need based financial aid works
Scholarship Myths, Realities and Strategies