American High School

Financial Aid & Funding Resources

FAFSA

This is the first stop for most students in their quest for financial aid. Learn more about the FAFSA, including step-by-step instructions, download the worksheet for FAFSA and file online and check the status of your FAFSA.

www.fafsa.ed.gov

 

California Student Aid Commission

This site has information about Cal Grants and other programs available through the California Student Aid Commission.  Please note that American High does an auto upload for the district.  There is NO form to be filled out.  If qualified, you will be notified by the Student Aid Commission Office.

www.csac.ca.gov

 

Other FAFSA Resources

7 STEP FAFSA COMPLETION VIDEO, WALKS YOU THROUGH EACH

SECTION AND SHOWS THE ACTUAL FAFSA PAGES

WWW.FINAID.UCSB.EDU/FAFSASIMPLIFICATION

 

VIDEOS & PDF DOCUMENTS – “COMPLETING THE FAFSA”

HTTP://STUDENTAID.ED.GOV/FAFSA

 

VIDEOS & RESOURCES ON NOT ONLY PAYING FOR COLLEGE BUT THE

WHOLE PROCESS

HTTPS://WWW.KHANACADEMY.ORG/COLLEGE-ADMISSIONS

 

Video on how to fill our FAFSA Form

http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2016/01/07/fafsa-financial-aid-advice‚Äč

 

California Cash for College

This web site offers an overall look at financial aid, where to look for it and how to get it. www.finaid.org Lists free Cash for College workshops in your area when you and your parents can get help filing out the FAFSA. You may even win an additional $1000 scholarship at a Cash for College workshop.

www.californiacashforcollege.org

 

Dream Act

For undocumented students who went to high school in California

www.Dream.csac.ca.gov

 

 

I Can Afford College

For information on California Community Colleges and other kinds of financial aid. www.icanaffordcollege.com

 

Other helpful websites

www.going2college.org

www.mappingyourfuture.org