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Money for School

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Completing a FAFSA is the first step in applying for most federal, state, and college-provided financial aid for students.

Federal Student Aid ID

An FSA ID is a username and password that you must use to log in to certain U.S. Department of Education (ED) websites. Your FSA ID identifies you as someone who has the right to access your own personal information on ED websites such as the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

California Dream Act

The California Dream Act allows students who meet AB540 criteria to apply for and receive certain state and institutional financial assistance programs.


A free matching service for scholarships, financial aid, and to find money to pay for college.

Cal Grants

Cal Grants offers financial aid and grants for any qualifying California college, university or technical school in California.

Cash for College

Free Cash for College workshops across California for help to fill out the FASFA and Cal Grant GPA verification form required for Cal Grants.

Smart Borrowing

Learn how to finance your education, and make smart decisions about affording college.

National Collegiate Athletic Association

Information on playing sports in college. Register with the National Collegiate Athletic Association.


California CHAFEE grant for Foster Youth, which provides up to $5,000 dollars in grant aid for college.

California Student Aid Commission

Website that gives you the resources and assistance in obtaining a higher education. Information on Financial Aid Programs, Outreach Programs, and College information.

California Conservation Corps

Information on earning money for college or vocational training while working outdoors serving your state.

The California Department of Rehabilitation

To learn about the services offered for your particular disability.

The California National Guard

Information on joining the California Military Department.

Student Loans

This site is the source of information on how to manage your student loans.