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      SENIORS: FAFSA/CA Dream Act financial aid application workshop NOVEMBER 5th 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

       

      Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/phscash4college

       


      SENIORS: MAKE YOUR FSAID NOW (DEFINITELY BEFORE OCTOBER 1ST)!

       

      Where can I create my FSAID? https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

      How long does it take to create? About 5 minutes if you have everything you need

      What do I need?

      1) Your Social Security Number (If you do not have a SSN, you CANNOT create an FSAID.  Instead, you will complete the CA Dream Act Application. Please see below.)

      2) Your full legal name (As written on your Social Security Card) (If you have 2 last names/2 first names/dashes/apostrephes/etc., type it in!)

       

      IMPORTANT: SAVE YOUR USERNAME & PASSWORD IN YOUR PHONE (You will need this to access your FAFSA financial aid application)

       

      Helpful links: FSAID YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7ihhGk8mCY

      CCC Financial Aid Info: https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/Page/8028

       

      Upload a screenshot of your completed FSAID on our CCC Google Classroom here: https://classroom.google.com/c/MTE0MjQ1OTEyNDgy/a/MTQwMTU2NzMzNDc4/details

       


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      Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

       

      What is it?

      An application for federal and state financial aid for colleges, universities, and trade schools.

       

      Who can apply?

      US citizens and some documented immigrants. (If you do not qualify, please check out the California Dream Act application below!)

       

      What can I get?

      Grants (free money you do NOT have to pay back)

      Student loans (money you DO have to pay back)

      Work Study (money you can earn with a part-time job)

       

      Will financial aid cover all of my college costs?

      It depends!  Each college you apply to will use the information provided in your FAFSA to create a personalized financial aid package.  For many of our students, your financial aid package does not cover ALL of your college expenses.  That's why it's important to apply to SCHOLARSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS!

       

      What do I need to apply?

      Your social security number (if you do not have a SSN, please look below at the CA Dream Act application)

      Your full legal name (as written on your social security number)

      Your parent's taxes from last year

      Class of 2021 = Parent's 2019 taxes

      Class of 2022 = Parent's 2020 taxes

      Your parent's full legal name (as written on their taxes)

      Your parent's social security numbers (If they have it) (If they do not have a SSN, please input their ITIN or 000000000)

      Your address (as written on your Aeries account)

      Your parent's phone number and email address

      Your parent's date of marriage, if applicable (MM/DD/YYYY)

       

       When does the application open?

      October 1st

       

       DEADLINE:

      MARCH 2ND!!!

       

      What do I need to do first?

      Create your FSAID: https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

       

       


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      California Dream Act Applicattion (CADAA): https://dream.csac.ca.gov/

       

      What is it?

      An application for state financial aid for California colleges, universities, and trade schools.

       

      Who can apply?

      Undocumented students who have attended school in California for at least 3 years (these years do NOT have to be back-to-back/consecutive years)

      Students who live in California and meet the eligibility requirements for a non-resident exemption, as well as students who have a U Visa or TPS status.

       

      What can I get?

      Grants (free money you do NOT have to pay back)

      Student loans (money you DO have to pay back)

       

      Will financial aid cover all of my college costs?

      It depends!  Each college you apply to will use the information provided in your CADAA to create a personalized financial aid package.  For many of our students, your financial aid package does not cover ALL of your college expenses.  That's why it's important to apply to SCHOLARSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS!

       

      What do I need to apply?

      Your full legal name (as written in your Aeries account)

      Your parent's taxes from last year (if they submitted them)

      Class of 2021 = Parent's 2019 taxes

      Class of 2022 = Parent's 2020 taxes

      Your parent's full legal name (as written on their taxes)

      Your parent's social security numbers (if they have it) (If they do not have a SSN, please input their ITIN or 000000000)

      Your address (as written on your Aeris account)

      Your parent's phone number and email address

      Your parent's date of marriage, if applicable (MM/DD/YYYY)

       

       When does the application open?

      October 1st

       

       DEADLINE:

      MARCH 2ND!!!

       

       

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      California Student Aid Commission

      CALGRANT / WEBGRANT

       

      To qualify for financial aid from the state of California, you MUST:

      Complete your financial aid FAFSA/CA Dream Act application BEFORE MARCH 2nd!!!

       

      Anything else I need to do?

      Yes!  Two weeks after completing your FAFSA/CA Dream Act, you have access to create and log onto your webgrant account here.

      After you declare your college (usually done by May 1st), log into your webgrant account in order to update your College name and check the status of your California grant.