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Scholarships:

There is a vast list of scholarships locally and nationwide.  Your first step would be to create a profile with a scholarship search engine.  These are free and you don’t have to enter a credit card. Local Le Grand High School scholarships will be emailed out in the Spring semester. CYE (Check Yo Email)

 

https://www.fastweb.com/

https://www.goingmerry.com/

https://www.scholarships.com/

https://www.californiacolleges.edu/#/scholarships

 

FSA ID

What Is A FSA ID?

The FSA ID allows students and parents to identify themselves electronically to access Federal Student Aid websites.

An FSA ID is made up of a username and a password and can be used to log into the online Free Application or Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.

While you aren't required to have an FSA ID to complete and submit a FAFSA form, it's the fastest way to sign your application and have it processed. It's also the only way to access or correct your information online, or to prefill an online FAFSA  form with information from your previous year's FAFSA form. 

If you don't already have an FSA ID, you can create an FSA ID.

If you have an FSA ID but don't remember your username, select "Forgot Username"

If you have an FSA ID but don't remember your password, select "Forgot Password"

Parents: If you previously created an FSA ID when you were a student, you don't need to create another one. You can only have one FSA ID linked to your Social Security number.

 

Make sure to sign in using www.californiacolleges.edu/ To create and be able to sign the FAFSA application students AND at least one parent must fill out and create a FSA ID.  If you have other siblings that have applied to FAFSA in the last 4 years then the parent will have an FSA ID already.  Below is the link for FSA ID

 https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

 

FAFSA:
FAFSA INFO

What is FAFSA?

The FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Students submit the FAFSA to apply for financial aid for college from the federal government, state governments, and most colleges and universities. FAFSA is a free form. There is no need to pay anybody for help filing the FAFSA.

 

Make sure to sign in using www.californiacolleges.edu/  Fill out and submit the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)if the student is a US citizen or eligible non-citizen (MICA/GREEN CARD holders).  Students will need to use Parent’s 2018 taxes and have their social security numbers or if they have a MICA/GREEN CARD. 

https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa

 

 
 
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California Dream Act Application:

Make sure to sign in using www.californiacolleges.edu/  Fill out and submit the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) if you are an undocumented student.  DACA students will have to fill out the Dream Act Application even though you have a work permit and a DACA social security number. 

https://dream.csac.ca.gov/

 

Deadline to submit your FAFSA is March 2, 2021

Virtual Workshops will be announced shortly. CYE (Check Yo Email)

 

If you still need questions answered or need assistance filling out your college forms schedule a Google Meets with 

Mrs. Maciel

nmaciel@lghs.k12.ca.us

 

 

College, University, & More
 

California College:

California College/College Next is a platform where students can download and transfer their high school grades to their applications.  This is the 1st step when applying for college.  

Click on https://www.californiacolleges.edu/ Click on Sign In (top right corner) Sign in with Google (enter your school email address).  Answer a few questions. (student number is your lunch number).   Then you are now able to Select College and then California State University Application, UC, and others.
 

Community College:

Make sure to sign in using www.californiacolleges.edu/ Community College application for Seniors graduating this year.  Students will apply for Fall 2021 to attend in August 2021.  The application for Fall 2021 will open in late Winter.   Make sure when applying for August you apply for the FALL 2021 semester.

https://www.cccapply.org/en/apply

 

California State University:

Make sure to sign in using www.californiacolleges.edu/.  CSU application process begins from October 1 to December 4, 2020.  Students must have a copy of their transcript from high school to enter grades.  Seniors wishing to apply must have completed or on track to complete the A-G classes with a C- or better and have a GPA of 2.50 or higher in these classes. 

https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

 

University of California:

Make sure to sign in using www.californiacolleges.edu/  UC application process begins November 1- 30, 2020 for the FALL 2021 semester.  Students must have a copy of their high school transcript and have completed the personal insight questions(https://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/applying-as-a-freshman/personal-insight-questions.html

Seniors wishing to apply must have completed or on track to complete the A-G classes with a C- or better and have a GPA of 3.00 or higher in these classes.

https://apply.universityofcalifornia.edu/my-application/login

 

Private College & Universities:

Make sure to sign in using www.californiacolleges.edu/  Most private colleges and universities will have their application on their website.  There are a vast number of career technical schools that offer short term classes for a certificate.  

Four-year private colleges will also post their application on the common application website.  Their requirements will vary depending on their admission process.

www.commonapp.org

 

 

Sources/Links:

http://cacollegetransfer.com/

Virtual Workshops Will Be Announced Shortly