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District Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources

DON'T MISS THE MARCH 2nd PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR FAFSADreamers who don't complete their application by March 2nd will forfeit their Cal Grant. 
Affordability is critical when considering college or post-secondary options. This website will provide you with the information, resources, and application links to financial aid planning tools to offset educational costs. We encourage students to search broadly from different sources, including institutions they plan to attend after high school.
  • A single application: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a one-stop shop for most financial aid, including federal, state, institutional aid and loan programs.
    • You can enter up to 10 colleges.
    • You can list schools in any order
  • Scholarships help students lower their out-of-pocket costs of attending college.
    • Scholarships oftentimes require a separate application and other required materials such as essays, transcripts, test scores, and/or letters of recommendation.  You will see a list of popular FREE online search sites. 
    • Remember that every dollar acquired through scholarships is one less dollar you need from loans.
    • Beware of scams. No site should ever charge you or ask for credit card information.
  • Q & A for undocumented students O&A
A state wide initiative to increase FAFSA and CA Dream Act submissions. The Salinas Union HS District is embarking on this challenge. Click the link below to see how your school is doing with applications.