Types of Financial Aid

Program Type of Aid Program Details AHC Annual Amount
Federal Pell Grant Grant: free money that doesn't need to be repaid Available to undergraduate students $593-$5,920
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Grant: free money that doesn't need to be repaid For undergraduate students with exceptional financial need; funds depend on availability of school $150-$750
Federal Student Loans Money that has to be repaid with interest Subsidized:  US Dept. of Ed pays interest while student is in school, during grace period and deferment periods; must be enrolled at least half-time and have financial need Depends on grade level and dependency status
Unsubsidized:  Student is responsible for the interest; must be at least half-time; financial need is not required Depends on grade level and dependency status
Federal Work-Study Money earned while in school; doesn't need to be repaid Earn through a job on or off campus Up to $3,000
Cal-Grant Grant: free money that doesn't need to be repaid Must complete GPA verification form and FAFSA before March 2 Cal-Grant B: $1,656


Cal-Grant C: 
$547
Cal-Grant A:  For university; this grant can be put on reserve until student transfers
Cal-Grant B:  For community college students with exceptional financial need
Cal-Grant C:  For occupational or technical program
The Community College Completion Grant (CCCG) Grant: free money that doesn't need to be repaid CCCG is given to eligible Cal Grant students that have received FTSSG award for the same term If attending at least 15 units, $1,500
The Full Time Student Success Grant (FTSSG) FTSSG for Cal Grant recipients attending a California community college full time.  If attending at least 12 units, $1,000
Scholarships Grant: free money that doesn't need to be repaid Students can apply for various scholarships. Each scholarship may have different requirements and deadlines Varies

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