See the Flyer below for FAFSA/Dream Act Application Assistance

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Welcome to the Scholarship & Financial Aid section of the EHS website. We hope that you will visit often, as we update our information frequently.

Attention Seniors:

If you are received a scholarship that is not part of the local scholarship program and you would like to be recognized at senior awards- please contact Mrs. Barcoma in the counseling office no later than Tuesday May 2 at 2:45pm with the information.

2017 Local Scholarship Booklet & Instructions Instructions & Local Scholarship Booklet

 

  2016-2017 Scholarships  updated 04/26/2017

 

The San Diego Foundation Common Scholarship 2017-2018 Application is Available! Click Link to access application:  SD Foundation Common Scholarship

 

Class of 2017 Financial Aid Information

Information Relating to Financial Aid:

SB 1210 – Today’s Law (as Amended)

https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billCompareClient.xhtml?bill_id=201320140SB1210

 

CSUSM Resources

http://www.csusm.edu/finaid/fatypes/programs/ca_dream_loan.html

 

CBS News Story on the California DREAM Loan Program

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/california-dream-loan-program-opens-undocumented-students-n506186

 

University of California Information Page on Dream Loan

http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/paying-for-uc/whats-available/dream-loan-program/

 

CSU Los Angeles – Information Page on Dream Loan

https://www.calstatela.edu/financialaid/dream-loan

 

Critique of Debt from College Student Loans

http://ticas.org/posd/home

 

Advice on Deciding on Amount of School Loan

http://www.bankrate.com/finance/college-finance/how-much-college-debt-is-too-much-1.aspx

 

College Scorecard – This is the U.S. Department of Education’s most recent tool for students and parents. College Scorecards make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you. You can use the College Scorecard to find out more about a college’s affordability and value so you can make more informed decisions about which college to attend.    

 https://collegescorecard.ed.gov

Federal Student Aid for Students – Official website of the US Government explaining all financial aid available via the federal government & includes comprehensive resources for planning for and paying for college

http://studentaid.ed.gov

Federal Student Aid for Students: Checklists by Grade Level – Official website of the US Government with grade specific preparation checklists for students and parents for planning for & paying for college

http://studentaid.ed.gov/prepare-for-college/checklists

Mapping Your Future – Comprehensive website of tips and timelines for students to follow throughout high school in order to plan for and pay for schooling after graduation

www.mappingyourfuture.org

Scholarship & Financial Aid Scams – US Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information site re: scholarship & financial aid scams – beware!

www.ftc.gov/scholarshipscams

Financial Aid Applications:

CalGrant Application Status – California Student Aid Commission webportal for students to monitor the status & disbursement of their CalGrant

https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov

California Dream Act Financial Aid Application – California Student Aid Commission on-line Financial Aid Application for AB540 students

www.caldreamact.org

CSS Profile – Financial Aid Application for Private Colleges and Universities, must be submitted in addition to FAFSA by any Senior applying to private 4 year institutions

www.profileonline.collegeboard.com

FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid, should be submitted by all Seniors entering 2 year (Palomar College), 4 year (CSU/UC), Public, Private, Career/Technical (Kaplan/UTI) post-secondary institutions

www.fafsa.gov

FAFSA FSA ID Registration – Website for obtaining free ‘FSA ID’, which is simultaneously the login & electronic signature required for submitting FAFSA, each Senior and one parent must obtain an FSA ID prior to submitting FAFSA – this is a confidential login & electronic signature, do not share with anyone!

https://fsaid.ed.gov

FAFSA 4 Caster – US Federal Student Aid website, planning tool that will help you understand your options for paying for college – will also provide some basic information and will estimate your eligibility for federal student aid and also provide estimated amounts of other student aid and savings that can go towards your college education.

www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov

Information Related to Financial Aid:

AB540 & California Dream Act (AB130 & AB131) Information – The California Wellness Foundation & The New Partnership Foundation website of resources explaining the California State Legislature’s: AB540, AB130, AB131

http://ab540.com/WhatIsAb540.html

Social Security Administration – Official US Government website with information re: obtaining a copy of your social security number which is required for submitting FAFSA

www.ssa.gov

Selective Service – Official US Government website re: enrolling in the selective service which is required of all males who are submitting FAFSA/Dream Act Applications

www.sss.gov

US Department of Education – Official US Government website containing a plethora of information re: higher education, resources for planning for college, paying for college, etc.

www.ed.gov

Scholarship Questions?

For more information, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact Esther Barcoma in the Counseling Office at (760) 291-4046.

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