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Financial Aid for College and Careers

What Is Financial Aid?
Financial aid consists of funds provided to students and families to help pay for postsecondary educational expenses.

Aid can come from:
  • The U.S. federal government
  • The state in which you live in
  • The college you attend
  • A nonprofit or private organization

Types Of Financial Aid
  • Grants
  • Scholarships (Click here)
  • Work Study
  • Loans

Important Dates
  • October 1, 2021 - The 2022-2023 applications will be available
  • March 2, 2022, is the deadline for Cal Grant consideration 
  • Check for your local High School Financial Aid events.
Steps for applying for  Aid
  1. Create an FSA ID Account
  2. Complete the FAFSA
  3. Received by colleges
  4. File Completion 
  5. Financial Aid Award
  6.  Apply to scholarships
What is the do you need to complete the Financial Aid application? 
  1. Social Security Numbers for FAFSA or,
    CADAA- DACA SSN (leave blank if you don’t have one)
  2. Parents 2021 Income information (1040s, W-2s, other records of money earned)
  3. 2020 Records of any untaxed income.
  4. Current asset information

Financial Aid Workshops and Events 
  • September 28,2022 - Financial Overview Night, Village Academy
  • November 3, 2022 - Financial Aid Parent Night, Park West High School
  • November 9, 2022 - I Apply Night at Garey High School
  • November 9, 2022 - Financial Aid Parent Night Village Academy High School
  • November 19, 2022 - Financial Aid Parent Night, Pomona High School
Financial Aid Partners
  • Bright Prospects
  • National College Resource Foundation
  • Mt. San Antonio College