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FINANCIAL AID TIPS FOR SENIOR FAMILIES
CLASS OF 2024
 

FAFSA is NOW OPEN!

FAFSA opened Dec. 31st! Deadline is April 2nd

For PROMISE Program (2 years free tuition at community college) the FAFSA must be filed!

1. To apply, create an FSA ID- both student & parent need to complete this process to electronically sign the FAFSA. Click here to start the process. Make sure you have your social security number with you!
 
2. It’s important that FAFSA info matches what is on student's birth cert & social security. A change in name or bday will cause delays.
 
3. Gather your parent's federal tax documents for 2022
 
4. For Help: 1-800-433-3243
FAFSA 24--25 Application Link: FAFSA Application | Federal Student Aid
California Student Aid Commission: www.csac.ca.gov
 
5. FAFSA/CADAA Opt-Out Form: click here! Please turn it in to the Counseling Office.
 
 
OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES:
 

Instructional Videos: Click HERE

Federal Student Aid Estimator: Click HERE

FAFSA Webinar and notes on how to complete the application

Watch this "2024-25 FAFSA FAQ's" playlist to better understand what's changed on the form
Watch this "Start your FAFSA Form" video for extra help.
 
 
 

UPCOMING IN-PERSON AND ZOOM WORKSHOPS:

EDHS FAFSA In-Person Workshop is March 18th! Scan the QR Code below!
Fafsa workshop
Before attending, please create your FSA ID by clicking HERE!
 
 
 
Fullerton College and Santiago College have several In-Person and Zoom workshops to help you complete the FAFSA! To register, scan the QR Code below!
 
Fullerton College Financial Aid Workshops!
FCC FAFASA Workshops
 
 
 
Santiago Canyon College Financial Aid Workshop!
SCC FAFSA Workshop
 

 

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dream act
 

Are you undocumented and don't have a social security number? If so, the CA Dream Act is for students who are not US Citizens, National or Permanent residents or do not fulfill ALL of the FAFSA requirements.  The DREAM application is unique to California promoting access to all students regardless of immigration statues and/or documentation.  Click link below to start the application.

 

YouTube Video Dream Act Presentation line by line: Click here

PDF of Video Presentation: Click here

Dream Act Application: Click here

 
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