Resources

Useful links to help you withyour application process

Financial Aid and Scholarship Sites

www.fafsa.ed.gov

On this site, you will find steps to get organized before you file your FAFSA, complete the FAFSA on the Web Worksheet, complete the FAFSA, and view your results online.  You can also check the status of your application, make corrections to a processed FAFSA, and get other information. 

 

http://www.ca.gov/education/

This site contains links to help students apply for financial aid and look for scholarships.  It also has links to help students plan for college and compare colleges.

 

www.calgrants.org

This is a direct link to the Cal Grant program.

 

Studentaid.ed.gov

This website is part of the U.S. Department of Education and contains information to help students identify careers of interest through the Department of Labor assessments, and provides extensive information about federal student aid and paying for college.

 

www.csac.ca.gov

This is the website for the California Student Aid Commission.  Learn about Cal Grants and other student aid programs, their requirements, and how to apply.
 

www.fastweb.com

Free scholarship service database for private scholarships.  Excellent for scholarship searches.

 

www.finaid.org

Almost everything you need to know about applying for financial aid.  Excellent for determining expected parental contribution for college costs.

 

www.college-scholarships.com

You can find college contact information by state, including admissions and financial aid office email addresses, toll free telephone numbers, and links to online applications for admission.  No other site on the Internet has so much college contact information.

 

www.icanaffordcollege.com

Brought to you by the California Community Colleges, this site is aimed at low-income students to help them become aware of the financial aid opportunities available to them and to assist all eligible students to complete the application process.

 

http://www.scholarships.com

A free scholarship search service.

 

http://www.sdcoe.net/scholarships

The San Diego County Office of Education scholarship search website.  Use this website to search for scholarships in a variety of categories.

 

www.sdfoundation.com/grantsscholarships/scholarships.aspx

On this website you will find scholarships that the San Diego Foundation and other organizations offer, detailed application instructions, a scholarship seekers’ toolkit packed with useful information and much more.