Applying For Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid is free and convenient.

  1. STEP ONE: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at and include the Foothill College school code (001199). If you meet the qualifications of Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) and you are NOT a citizen or an eligible non-citizen, you should complete the California Dream Act Application at

  2. STEP TWO: Foothill Financial Aid Office receives your FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application information. We will send you an e-mail notification directing you to You can then access your record and review your application status. Any additional documents required by our office, may be downloaded at

  3. STEP THREE: Print, complete and submit all the necessary paperwork to the Financial Aid Office. Allow some time for the Financial Aid Office to process your paperwork and check your for your financial aid status and award.
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