Financial Aid, Grants & Scholarships
Financial aid is money to help pay for college or career school. Grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships help make college or career school affordable.
Review the Financial Aid information and resources below. Contact the college or university's Financial Aid Office for the schools you are considering attending for assistance. Be sure to check out the Scholarship webapge as well for more opportunities to earn money for college.
How Financial Aid Works
How to Navigate Financial Aid SCC Video
https://www.fastweb.com -Search for scholarships based on students and family information. Site will email to alert when matches exist.
www.calgrants.org - Information about grants from California government for qualified college students
www.icanaffordcollege.com - Information about financial assistance beyond Cal Grants
www.finaid.org - Comprehensive information about financial aid
www.csusuccess.org/scholarships - Information about a teacher financial incentive program designed to encourage students to become California teachers in needed area
http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/paying-for-college/financial-aid-101- A short article with helpful links to financial aid information.