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Financial Aid

TOOLKIT

Applying for and managing financial aid may feel confusing. Here is a simple toolkit of resources that explains types of financial aid, application platforms, and helpful calculators to help determine the true cost for college.

HELPFUL LINKS

FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Apply for federal grants, loans, and work study money. You must have a social security number.

Dream Application: Apply here for financial aid if you 1) have no social security number, 2) were enrolled full time in high school in CA for at least 3 years, and 3) will be graduating from a CA high school.

CSS Profile Presentation: An interactive presentation on how to fill out the CSS Profile. This is a financial aid application required by some private universities or out of state schools. Check with your prospective university to see if this is needed.

CSAC: Log in after you have submitted the FAFSA to check calgrant award status, make a school change, or monitor and manage awards. You are automatically considered for calgrants by submitting the FAFSA.

Net Price Calculator Center: Search for and use the net price calculator for specific colleges and universities.

Big Future Financial Aid Tools: Read articles pertaining to calculating cost and aid, loan repayment, and comparing financial aid packages.

Fafsa 4 Caster: Forecast an estimated family contribution (EFC) by using this calculator on the fafsa website.

THS Monthly Scholarships

TUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL
MONTHLY SCHOLARSHIP CALENDAR

- Application Descriptions and Deadlines -
FALL 2017

Winter 2017/18

$330,000+ in scholarship monies!

Tustin Public Schools Foundation Scholarships

CLICK HERE FOR FULL LIST OF SCHOLARSHIPS

FAFSA Overview

FINANCIAL AID FOR COLLEGE OR CAREER SCHOOL

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid): https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Seniors can apply starting October 1, 2016 through March 2, 2017.
(Requires a Social Security number.)