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Financial Aid & Scholarship Information

Financial Aid

  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
  • Federal Student Aid Resources
  • DREAM ACT: The CA Dream Act Application is used to apply for state financial aid.  This is not an application for federal financial aid. Students who have a Social Security Number that was issued after completing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) process must file the Dream Act application. These Social Security cards will say “Valid For Work Only With DHS Authorization.” Other students with Social Security numbers must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). 
  • CSS/Financial Aid Profile: By filling out one form, you can apply online for nonfederal financial aid from almost 400 colleges, universities, professional schools, and scholarship programs.  
  • Cal Grant Information
  • Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized loans
 
Notable Scholarships
 
NAME DESCRIPTION DEADLINE WEBSITE
Honmyo Nguyen Family Trust Scholarship  Established in 2011, the Honmyo Nguyen Family Trust Scholarship seeks to provide scholarship support to students residing in Santa Clara County who are planning to attend a four-year California public university full-time and are committed to addressing the most challenging problems and improving the quality of life within the Silicon Valley. These scholarships are designed to recognize students who demonstrate academic excellence, financial need and leadership qualities as evidenced by school and community activities.  April 24  https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/scholarships/honmyo
 E-Waste Scholarship  Each year there are 20 to 50 million tons of e-waste discarded in the world. E-waste contains toxic materials, including heavy metals, that can easily seep into the ground and ultimately get into groundwater supplies. According to the EPA, recycling e-waste allows more than 100 million pounds of materials to be reused annually.  April 30  http://www.digitalresponsibility.org/ewaste-scholarship
 Branham PTSA Senior Scholarships  The Branham PTSA provides seniors scholarship to assist students in reaching their full potential through continuing education  April 30  https://www.branhamptsa.org/
 Rotary Club of Campbell Scholarship  This annual award is named in honor of former Rotary member George Miskulin, principal of Del Mar High School from its opening in 1959 until 1972. The $1,000 scholarship named in his honor is awarded annually to students from our club’s service area who have shown dedication to making their schools and community a better place through volunteerism.  APPLY NOW!  http://www.campbellrotary.org/scholarships/
 Kaiser Permanente African American Professional Association (KPAAPA) 2018 Scholarship  KPAAPA provides scholarships to students who demonstrate academic achievement, commitment to community service, and leadership potential.  May 1  https://aim.applyISTS.net/KPAAPAssociation/
 Air Systems Foundation, Inc. Scholarship  Air Systems Foundation awards over 100 seniors from Santa Clara County schools scholarships since 2001. Awards range from $500-$2500.  May 1  www.asifoundation.org
 Against the Grain Scholarships  Various scholarship opportunities! Visit website for more information  May 7  http://www.againstthegrainproductions.com/atg-artistic-scholarship/
 
 
 

Additional Resources

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