How to Apply for Aid...

In most cases, applying for financial aid starts with the FAFSA application!
See below for details & other requirements.

Who From?

For Whom?

 Aid Type

 Application & Requirements

Due Date

Videos

Federal and State Aid

for...

US Citizens

and

Permanent Residents

Pell, SEOG, BOGW

FAFSA

2016-2017 FAFSA Apply from1/1/2016 to 6/30/2017

2017-2018 FAFSA:  Apply from10/1/2016 to 6/30/2018!

 Video Applying For Financial Aid
Cal Grant - New Applicants FAFSA and... GPA Verification March 2nd!  IRS DRT Video
Cal Grant - Renewal Applicants FAFSA March 2nd!  Getting Acquainted with FSA ID
Direct Loans FAFSA and Request a Loan

2016-2017 FAFSA Apply from1/1/2016 to 6/30/2017

2017-2018 FAFSA:  Apply from10/1/2016 to 6/30/2018!

 Loan Overview Video
Federal Work Study (FWS) FAFSA and Get FWS

2016-2017 FAFSA Apply from1/1/2016 to 6/30/2017

2017-2018 FAFSA:  Apply from10/1/2016 to 6/30/2018!

More Videos!...

State Aid 

for...

Undocumented Students

and

AB540 Students

 

Cal Grant - New Applicants Cal Dream and... GPA Verification March 2nd! Cal Dream Act Video
 
Cal Grant - Renewal Applicants Cal Dream  March 2nd! More Videos!... 
BOGW Cal Dream or Paper BOGW

2016-2017 DREAM Apply from1/1/2016 to 6/30/2017

2017-2018 DREAM:  Apply from10/1/2016 to 6/30/2018!

Cal State Programs 

Cuesta College

for...

All Students

Cuesta Scholarship

FAFSA and Cuesta Scholarship Application

(Link available here by Jan. 1)

March 2nd! More Videos!...

Cuesta College

for...

every new SLO county high school graduate

Promise Scholarship

Complete ALL Steps by deadline.

(Link available here by Jan. 1)

August 1st! More Videos!...