Paying for College
Fund your higher education by taking the first step and applying for financial aid. Learn more about the aid or resources that may be available to you.
First-time college student?
You may qualify for free tuition through the California College Promise Grant or Shasta College Promise Program.
Grants typically do not need to be repaid. Each award criteria and eligibility varies.
Scholarships are available to eligible students and are awards based on academic merits, community service, or other criteria. They do not have to be repaid and eligibility is determined by the individual scholarship.
The Federal College Work Study (FCWS) program provides temporary part-time employment at 10-15 hours per week to eligible students.
Borrowed money that must be repaid with interest. Students and/or parents are required to sign a promissory note when accepting an educational loan. (As defined by https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/loans).
Shasta College offers grants and loans specifically for book assistance. Funds may be used to purchase textbooks and/or supplies at the Shasta College Bookstore.
For information on emergency loans, please view the Short-Term Emergency Loans webpage.
When will I get my Financial Aid?
View the schedule below to determine when your financial aid will be disbursed.