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High School Students

Cabrillo College High School Scholarships

Mapping Your Future - www.mapping-your-future.org

For information on career planning, college selection and financial aid.

Financial Aid Information Page - www.finaid.org.

A free, comprehensive, objective, and independent guide to student financial aid resources, including scholarships, sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. This service includes the following:

  • Advice on identifying scholarship scams and a list of suspicious scholarship searches;
  • Ask the Aid Advisor: a service in which professionals in financial aid have volunteered to answer questions submitted by students and parents;
  • EFC Estimator: an online calculator that computes an estimate of the students' expected family contribution and financial need.

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International Students

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) - www.iefa.org

Financial aid information for international students wishing to study in a foreign country. At this site, you will find a listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist students in
their pursuit to study abroad.

Cabrillo College International Student Program

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Additional Financial Resources

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services (EOPS) -
www.cabrillo.edu/services/eops/index.html

This state-funded program for California residents provides a variety of support services, individualized academic counseling, tutoring, grants, and other forms of assistance to economically and educationally disadvantaged students. Eligibility is determined and coordinated through the EOPS Office, room 907/910.
You may contact EOPS at (831) 479-6305.

Cooperative Agencies Resources For Education (C.A.R.E) - www.cabrillo.edu/services/eops/index.html

C.A.R.E. is a state-funded that is a joint effort between Cabrillo College, Santa Cruz County Department of Social Services and California Employment Development Department. This program is for EOPS eligible students who are single heads of household, with children up to 14 years of age and currently receiving CalWORKS. In addition to EOPS services, C.A.R.E provides grants to help offset the cost of childcare, workshops for resources, and support services in the community as well as some school supplies and meal services. Those interested may apply through the EOPS Office, room 907.
You may contact EOPS at (831) 479-6305.

Other Scholarship Opportunities

There are hundreds of thousands of scholarship opportunities that an ambitious student can discover. While your local library will contain many scholarship directories in the reference section for you to search, the best way to match your particular characteristics to scholarship opportunities is to search through the World Wide Web. Students may use computers in the Learning Resource Center for this purpose. There are several free on-line scholarship searches available.

Cabrillo recommends searching the following:

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Cabrillo Student Resources

See Student Resources and Support Servies section.


Other Useful Links

Federal Student Information Center

For questions about federal student financial aid, FAFSA processing, or to order a duplicate SAR:

Federal Student Information Center
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Eastern Time
1-(800)-4-FEDAID
1-(800)-433-3243

California Student Aid Commission

For questions and information about Cal Grant A/B/C
www.csac.ca.gov

CSAC - Grant Programs Customer Service
P.O. Box 419027
Rancho Cordova, CA 95741-9027
(916) 526-7590
FAX# (916) 526-8004 and (916) 526-8002
E-mail: custsvcs@csac.ca.gov

Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credits

www.ed.gov/offices/OPE/PPI/HOPE/index.html

Completing a FAFSA

For help online help on completing the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA).
http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/completing_fafsa/index.html

Direct Loan Exit Counseling

www.nslds.ed.gov

Mapping Your Future

For information on career planning, college selection and financial aid.
www.mapping-your-future.org

Financial Aid Information Page

A free, comprehensive, objective, and independent guide to student financial aid resources, including scholarships, sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators. This service includes the following:

  • Advice on identifying scholarship scams and a list of suspicious scholarship searches;
  • Ask the Aid Advisor: a service in which professionals in financial aid have volunteered to answer questions submitted by students and parents;
  • EFC Estimator: an online calculator that computes an estimate of the students' expected family contribution and financial need.

www.finaid.org

FAFSA On The Web

To complete a FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA online.

www.fafsa.gov

Advisory Committee On Student Financial Assistance

The Committee serves as an independent source of advice and counsel to Congress and the Secretary of Education on student financial aid policy.

www.ed.gov/about/bdscomm/list/acsfa/edlite-index.html

Bureau of Indian Affairs

The BIA is the principal bureau within the federal government responsible for the administration of federal programs for federally recognized Indian tribes, and for promoting Indian self-determination. The Deputy Commissioner is the Chief Operating Officer of the BIA. Field operations are carried out in 12 Regional Offices and their agency offices.

Immigration And Naturalization Service (USCIS-formerly INS)

For citizenship status and green card information

Appraised Bldg.
Room 300
630 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
1-(800) 375-5283

http://uscis.gov

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

For copies of tax forms or a free copy of a Tax Summary call
1-(800)-829-1040.

For blank tax forms, download from the following site:

www.irs.ustreas.gov/formspubs/index.html

Selective Service

For verification of registration or to register for Selective Service.

www.sss.gov

Students.gov

A student gateway to information and services from the United States government

www.students.gov

Perkins Loan Teaching Cancellation Low-Income School Search

For Perkins teaching cancellation information and school search.

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/cancelperk.jsp?tab=repaying

Teacher Shortage Areas

http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/deferffel.jsp?tab=repaying


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