4 Basic Types of
Federal or state gift assistance
with no obligation for work or repayment
Providing funds now,
but with a future repayment obligation
Gift assistance with no obligation for work or repayment
Student is offered part-time work
while attending the institution
Two Categories of Financial Aid:
Achievement-basedaid is awarded to students who have a special characteristic, skill, talent, or ability.
- Student or Parent Loans
- Work Study
Step 1: Turn in your Cal Grant GPA Information Release Form to the SHS Upstairs Student Services office.
For more information about Cal Grants please visit www.calgrants.org/index.cfm?navId=22.
You can check your status after you submit your FAFSA at the California Student Aid Commission’s WebGrants site at www.webgrants4students.org.
Step 2: Find out if you qualify for financial aid – www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov
Step 3: Apply for your PIN from the Federal Student Aid at - www.pin.ed.gov
Recommended: Attend a Cash for College event at SHS Jan/Feb 2013 www.calgrants.org