How to Apply To
EOC Program Application
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid is a form that allows U.S Citizens and some eligible non-citizens to apply for federal loans, grants and work study programs to help pay for your education.
Program staff can help walk you through the application or you can go to fafsa.ed.gov to apply.
CA Community Colleges Application
CCC Apply is the website used to apply to any Community College in California.
Program staff can help walk you through the process or you can go to openccc.net to apply for your chosen California Community College.
Fresno State Scholarship Application:
- Application period starts Oct. 1st - March 2
- In order to be considered for a Fresno State scholarship, students must be a continuing student or a new student who has applied for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year.
California College Promise Grant
The California College Promise Grant is a state program that waives enrollment fees for qualifying students at California Community Colleges. The Promise Grant is for California Residents, eligIble AB540 students, and AB 1899 students (T Visa or U Visa Holders), as determined by the Admissions and Records office at your chosen CA Community College. Part-time and full-time students may qualify for the Promise Grant.
To recieve this assistance, students must have applied for financial aid through the FAFSA or CA Dream Act and be a CA resident or eligible AB540 student. Individuals are awared this grant automatically if they qualify when their respective college recieves their FAFSA or CA Dream Act. (Dependent on college of choice you may have to do a seperate application. Always check with the Financial Aid Office on your chosen campus) You must re-apply each year, this can be done when applying for FAFSA or CA Dream Act.
Individuals MUST do the following in order to be eligible for the grant the following year;
- Maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher for the year
- Complete more than 50% of your coursework for the year
The Promise Grant does not cover:
- Non-Resident Tuition and Enrollment Fees
- Out-of-Country Non-Resident Surcharge
- Student Service Fees
- Health Service Fees
- Transportation Fees
- Additional Course Material
- Full Parking Fees
- Diploma Fees
- Non-sufficient Funds/Stop Payment Fee
- Check with your specific college to see if there is any specific fees this waiver does not cover