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Financial Aid

Get Help Paying For College

What Is Financial Aid?

Financial aid is money that is given, paid or loaned to you to help pay for your college education or vocational training.

Foothill College Promise - Free College!

First-time, full-time students are eligible to have the cost of tuition and fees waived for their first year through Foothill College Promise.

To get started, apply for financial aid by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application.

Then learn more about other types of financial aid available for Foothill College students!

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Check back here often for announcements, news and workshops dates. We look forward to helping you!

Upcoming Legislative Hearings for California Legislature SB 291 (Leyva)!

The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office invites all community college students and supporters to participate in upcoming advocacy to the California Legislature on SB 291 (Leyva) to ensure a greater state investment in financial aid to cover the true cost of attendance for community college students!

Click here to learn about bill

Click here to view the upcoming hearings

Community College Students Only!

Cal Grant Competitive Award Deadline: September 2, 2019

12,875 competitive awards are offered to students who are enrolled at a California Community College for the fall term and have a GPA reported by the September 2 filing deadline.

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New! Download myStudentAid Mobile App

Completing your FAFSA form just got easier. You can now complete the 2019–20 FAFSA form using the myStudentAid app.

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Cash for College Workshops (Off Campus)

Need assistance completing your financial aid application? Make an appointment with the Financial Aid Office or check out a Cash for College Workshop near you!



 

Apply for Financial Aid

Students Services Building

Questions?
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Financial Aid Office

650.949.7245


fhfinancialaidoffice@fhda.edu


Building 8100, Room 8101

Financial Aid Staff Directory

Financial Aid TV 24/7

Learn about financial aid through a series of FATV short videos.


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