Applying For Financial Aid
Applying for financial aid is free and convenient.
- STEP ONE: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
at www.fafsa.ed.gov and include the Foothill College school code (001199).
If you meet the qualifications of Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) and you are NOT
a citizen or an eligible non-citizen, you should complete the California Dream
Act Application at www.caldreamact.org.
- STEP TWO: Foothill Financial Aid Office receives your FAFSA or CA Dream Act
Application information. We will send you an e-mail notification directing you
to www.MyPortal.fhda.edu. You can then access your record and review your application
status. Any additional documents required by our office, may be downloaded at
- STEP THREE: Print, complete and submit all the necessary paperwork to the
Financial Aid Office. Allow some time for the Financial Aid Office to process
your paperwork and check your www.MyPortal.fhda.edu for your financial aid status