Financial Aid Resources

Money for college!

10,000 Degrees

10,000 Degrees is a college support program available to ALL seniors. They have a variety of workshops and resources to help you navigate the financial aid process. All of the 10,000 Degrees representatives speak Spanish.


Barbara Bravo is available to answer FAFSA/Dream Act questions every Monday and Thursday after school. Please review the flyer for details.


In addition, 10,000 Degrees is hosting county workshops to help seniors throughout the application process.


Barbara is working with Immigrant Services to provide support for families and students. There are different workshops each week, please register before attending.


Finally, 10,000 Degrees put together a resource handout explaining the financial aid basics.

Edmit

Edmit is a new financial aid tool available to all SVHS students and families. Edmit can give families an estimate on what to expect to pay for college based on their individual information. Undocumented students should review the list of 100% need based financial aid schools to help them determine the best fit.


Feel free to review the slide deck providing an overview of the financial aid process or watch a few videos , if you prefer. Edmit also has experts available to answer your FAFSA questions, please visit their website. Students completing the Dream Act application should review this list of colleges that meet 100% financial need.


11th and 12th graders will receive an email inviting them to join - all they need to do is follow the prompts. Parents may access Edmit by creating an account to join.

Santa Rosa Junior College

SRJC experts are available to help all students apply for financial aid. Please visit the SRJC financial aid website for one-on-one help.


Or you may attend a Cash4College workshop from another high school in California.

FAFSA website

Students who have a Social Security number should complete the FAFSA application. Applications must be submitted by March 2, 2022.


Please see this handout for required documents.

California Dream Act website

Students who do not have a Social Security number must complete the California Dream Act application. The state of California provides financial support for students who have attended a California school for a minimum of three years. Applications must be submitted by March 2, 2022.


Please see this handout for required documents.

Scholarships!

All local scholarships are listed on Naviance beginning in December. Naviance also hosts a national scholarship search tool to help you find money for college. Scholarships may be found under the college tab on the Naviance homepage.


Email Ms. Conner if you need help accessing Naviance or stop by the CCC!

College & Career Center

Please feel free to stop by the CCC during school hours. Ms. Conner can help you with your financial aid forms. Please email her to ensure she is available to meet with you.

School Counselors

All of our school counselors are available to help students complete their financial aid forms. Please feel free to reach out to your counselor for support.