Online Resources

  • Fafsa on the Web (Create or edit a FAFSA application online with your pin.)
  • FSA ID  You must create a new FSA ID (Username and Password) to access the Federal Student Aid websites such as FAFSA. Click this link, FSA ID, for more information and instructions on how to create your FSA ID. <<<<<<Click Here>>>>>>
  • Internal Revenue Service (To determine whether you need to file a tax return.)
  • SDCCD's Reg-e (Once your FAFSA is complete, you can access your Mesa Financial Aid information here.)
Financial Aid Programs Literature - State
  • FUND YOUR FUTURE Digital Magazine.  The California Student Aid Commission is the principal state agency responsible for administrating financial aid programs for students attending public and private universities, colleges, and vocational schools in California. FUND YOUR FUTURE is a Commission's complementary publication which provides financial aid policy analysis and leadership, in partnership with California's colleges, universities, financialaid institutions and financial aid associations.
  • California Student Aid Commission (For information on the Cal Grant Program.)


Financial Aid Programs Literature - Federal
  • FEDERAL STUDENT AID.  The office of Federal Student Aid provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help you prepare and pay for college or career school.



Scholarships and Grants
  • OSHER Scholarship Applicaton: 
    • ~Osher Scholarship Applications Are Now Being Accepted For The 2015 / 2016 Academic year Minimum Eligibilty Criteria:
      • Student attending Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters must have completed 24 or more "degree applicable" semester units (or the equivalent) at the time of the initial scholarship disbursement.
      • Student must have a 2015-2016 FAFSA, or a California Dream Act Application on file with the college. bluedot.png Student must be enrolled at least half-time (6 or more units) during all terms in which the award remains active.
      • Students must apply for the Osher Scholarship at the college where they intend to receive their financial aid and maintain at least one class at that college.
      • Student must have received a CCC Board of Governor's Fee Waiver.
      • Application Deadline: May 29, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.
    • Click here for more information and to download the OSHER scholarship application.
Scholarships for Students of Color
Scholarships for Undocumented Students


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