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Financial Aid and Scholarships

FAFSA (Federal  Application for Financial Student Aid) Deadline March 2 (Priority)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is required for federal student aid.  The new FAFSA form is updated and available each year in January, and the sooner you apply, the better your chances are to receive the maximum amount of financial aid for which you are eligible. Go to for more information. (File by March 2)


Below is a list of scholarships


Buick Scholarship

Another $100,000 for scholars engaged in community-action and public service:


The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid. Free Scholarship Search site for: Scholarships. Grants, Loans, How to get scholarships :


Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program


Xerox Technology minority Scholarship

Minority Scholarship that awards between $1000 and $10,000 to qualified minorities enrolled in technical degree program at the bachelor level or above.


Hispanic Scholarship Fund

Hispanic US citizen, 21 years old, 3.0 GPA resident of Los Angeles


First in my Family Scholarship

For Hispanic- American students who are the first in their family to attend college. GPA 3.0