Apply for financial aid beginning OCTOBER 1st of your senior year. Apply before March 2nd to be eligible for Cal Grant funds. Apply at fafsa.ed.gov
5 Basic Types of
Federal or state assistance
with no obligation for work or repaymentFederal Loans
but with a future repayment obligationScholarships
Gift assistance with no obligation for work or repaymentSee the "Scholarships" link to the left for more info.Work-Study
Student is offered part-time work
while attending the institutionWaiversProvide assistance for specific costs such as tuitionwith no obligation for work or repaymentFinancial aid programs provide support for students to help meet the costs of pursuing higher education. Funding is provided by the federal and state governments, the individual colleges and universities, and a variety of other public and private sources.