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Financial Aid

Your Financial Aid Resources

We understand and recognize the financial undertaking involved with your education and the importance of the right combination of resources that allow you to study at Foothill College.

  • Take a quick view of available resources to see which ones fit with your eligibility.
  • Then learn more about each program by selecting the type.  Note: * Financial aid amounts are subject to change.

 

QUICK VIEW OF FOOTHILL COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS
Type Annual Amount* Details
Foothill College Promise Program Covers all tuition and fees not covered by other programs; Students must meet one of the criteria listed on the Foothill College Promise webpage to receive textbook coverage through the program.

No repayment needed

For first-time college students who qualify for in-state tuition rates, complete a FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application, and maintain full-time enrollment (Fall, Winter and Spring)

California College Promise Grant (formerly known as the BOG [Board of Governors] Fee Waiver) Waives per-unit enrollment fees and reduces quarterly parking permit fee

No repayment needed

For eligible California residents and AB 540 students

Cal Grant A

Up to $5,742 for tuition and fees

and

Up to $6,000 for students with dependent children

No repayment needed

To be eligible at Foothill, must be enrolled in Foothill's Dental Hygiene bachelor in science (B.S.) degree program

Cal Grant B

Up to $1,648

or

Up to $6,000 for students with dependent children

No repayment needed
Student Success Completion Grant Up to $2,596

No repayment needed

Must have Cal Grant B or C and enrolled in 12+ units during Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters

Student Success Completion Grant Bonus Up to $5,404

No repayment needed

 Must have Cal Grant B or C and enrolled in 15+ units during Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters

Cal Grant C

Up to $1,094

or

Up to $4,000 for students with dependent children

No repayment needed
California Dream Act Service Incentive Grant Program Up to $3,000

To be eligible to apply, must be a California Dream Act Application student with an active Cal Grant B award

Students registered in the program must complete community or volunteer service hours each term to receive a payment

Chafee Grant Up to $5,000

No repayment needed

For students who are or were in foster care for at least one day between the ages of 16 and 18 as a dependent or ward of the court, and who have financial need

Federal Direct Subsidized Loan Up to $3,500 for freshmen; Up to $4,500 for sophomores; Up to $5,500 for Dental Hygiene students Repayment required
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan Up to $6,000 for freshmen and sophomores; Up to $7,000 for Dental Hygiene students Repayment required
Federal Work-Study Program Amounts vary On-campus jobs
Pell Grant

Up to $6,895 for 9-month attendance

Up to $9,193 for 12-month attendance

No repayment needed
SEOG Grant Up to $600 No repayment needed
Foothill College Scholarships Amounts vary No repayment needed

Foothill College Promise

Admissions & Records Building

Questions?
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Financial Aid Office

650.949.7245


fhfinancialaidoffice@fhda.edu


Building 8100, Room 8101

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