Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)
These state funded EOPS and CARE grant programs are designed to assist students from low income families who are educationally disadvantaged. Book grants may be available too
CalWORKs (California Work Opportunities and Responsibility to Kids) is a state funded Welfare-to-Work Program designed to help individuals on public assistance become self-sufficient. The program includes education, training and support services, as well as employment opportunities related to individual goals of each participant.
Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents (LEPD) Grant
The Law Enforcement Personnel Dependents Grant Program provides need-based educational grants to dependents and spouses of: California peace officers (Highway Patrol, marshals, sheriffs, police officers), Department of Corrections and California Youth Authority employees, and permanent/full-time firefighters employed by public entities who have been killed in the performance of duty or totally disabled as a result of an accident or injury caused by external violence or physical force incurred in the performance of duty. These need-based grants range from $ 100 to $ 11,259 a year, up to four years, and may be used to attend any California college.
- Gain valuable experience and sharpen your skills and abilities in order to be more competitive in your career search.
- Learn teamwork, communication, and leadership qualities that transfer into everyday life.
- Make a difference in the lives of others (Tutor K-6 or Mentor Foster Youth) in the community through civic engagement, personal interaction, confidence building and much more!
- Earn a $ 1250 educational stipend at the end of the program.
Please contact our Americorps office for more information at
(714) 628-4713 or visit us in A-206
If you are a veteran or you are the dependent of a veteran, Veteran's Educational Benefits may be available to you. Inquire on campus for more details (select above). For more information, call 1-888-442-4551 or go to http://www.gibill.va.gov
Bureau of Indian Education
Members or close descendents of a federally recognized American Indian tribe or Nation may be eligible for grants to help pay for college. To learn more, contact the Office of Indian Education Programs at (916) 978-6058.
The Financial Aid staff is available to assist you through the application process in order to determine which financial aid programs you qualify for. We are committed to the prompt delivery of student aid and we strive to provide quality service to students. To speak with a financial aid representative, please call the Santiago Canyon College Financial Aid Office at (714) 628-4876 or visit us in Building E, Room 104.
Santiago Canyon College and the Financial Aid Office provide this information for students, prospective students, and parents to help you make informed choices about your financial aid options. The information on this web site is compiled from a variety of state, federal, and College sources.
This information is subject to change due to changes in federal or state regulations, College policy, Financial Aid procedures, or budgeting by any agency supplying financial aid funding. If you discover discrepancies with regard to other sources of information (federal publications, College publications, etc.), please notify us at the email address above. The information on this web page is superseded by any federal, state, or College publications.