Financial Aid

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Welcome to financial aid

DISBURSEMENT INFORMATION FOR FALL 2014. PLEASE READ!

Loan Request Forms for 2014-2015 will be available after
July 1, 2014. Your file must be complete and packaged before we can review your request.

Please read information for NEW borrowers!

New!The Financial Aid Office will now be sending all Financial Aid correspondence via email! All students have a COS email. You will need to log on to your Navigator account to view.

Please read these important  Financial Aid Changes

What is financial aid? Financial aid refers to a variety of federal, state, and local programs that help students who might otherwise be unable to attend school.

What are the types of aid? There are four basic types of financial aid: 1) grants, 2) work-study employment, 3) scholarships, and 4) loans. Students must repay educational loans; however, grants, work-study earnings and scholarships need not be repaid.

Why do we provide financial aid?  Although the primary responsibility for meeting college costs rests with the student and his/her family, many families have limited resources and are unable to meet the high cost of post-secondary education. For this reason, financial aid programs have been established to assist students who can document their financial need.

How do I apply?

FAFSA-

Everyone must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.  The application is free and you will need to provide information on your income (or your parents) for the previous calendar year.  Detailed explanations are on the FAFSA website.

What guidelines do we follow? All information on application forms is kept confidential and is used only by the Financial Aid Office, needs-analysis services and federal, state and local program auditors. Our records are audited annually to assure that only qualified students are awarded financial aid and program guidelines are followed. Individuals who receive financial aid must make "satisfactory academic progress" in order to remain eligible.

Need help? 

Benna Starrett, Interim Financial Aid Director
Jennie Cannon, Work-Study/Scholarships/General Information
Karen Chandler, Pell/General Information
Andrea Castro, Veteran Certification/Student Loans
PHONE: 530-938-5500
FAX: 530-938-5367

finaid@siskiyous.edu

California LicenSe Exam Information and Pass Rates

View the links available for the programs listed below for information on our pass rates for State Licensing Exams.

LVN/RN http://www.rn.ca.gov/schools/passrates.shtml
LVN http://www.bvnpt.ca.gov/education/schools/pass_rates.shtml
EMS http://www.emsa.ca.gov/


 

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