Financial Aid Programs

City College of San Francisco participates in federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs to assist students with funding their education. Students who meet financial aid eligibility requirements can view the financial aid programs, though each student's eligibility is based on application type and finanical need.

FEDERAL AID PROGRAMS

Federal Aid Programs are financial aid programs funded by the U.S. Department of Education. These programs are only available to students who submit a FAFSA

 

Federal Grants

Federal Grants are free funds, also known as "gift aid", that does not have to be repaid. Federal Grants are need-based, so eligibility is determined from information provided on the FAFSA. 

 

Federal Work Study

Federal Study is earned funds, in which students work part-time on-campus to help fund their education. Federal Work Study requires financial need, so eligibility is determined from information provided on the FAFSA. 

 

Federal Direct Loans

Federal Direct Loans are borrowed funds that do need to be repaid. Students borrow the money from the U.S. Department of Education and will repay them after graduating or dropping bellow half-time enrollment. 

 

STATE AID PROGRAMS

State Aid Programs are financial aid programs funded by the State of California. These programs are only available to California Residents and AB 540/AB 2000/SB 68 Eligibile Students who submit either a FAFSA or a CA Dream Act.

 

State Grants

State Grants are free funds, also known as "gift aid", that does not have to be repaid. State Grants are need-based, so eligibility is determined from information provided on the FAFSA or CA Dream Act.

 

State Fee Waiver

A State Fee Waiver waives the enrollment fee. A State Fee Waiver is need-based, so eligibility is determined from information provided on the FAFSA, CA Dream Act, or a fee waiver application.

 

INSTITUTIONAL AID PROGRAMS

Instutional Aid Programs are financial aid programs funded by City College of San Francisco and the City & County of San Francisco. These programs are only available to California Residents and AB 540/AB 2000/SB 68 Eligibile Students who are also San Francisco Residents.