Seniors are strongly encouraged to apply for financial aid regardless of where they are continuing their post high school education. There are two types of financial aid.
Government Financial Aid (Public): The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the on-line form that both the Senior and parent must complete starting October 1 and no later than March 2. Eligibility for all public financial aid (ex: Cal Grants, Pell Grants, Perkins Loans, Stafford Loans, Work Study) is determined by the FAFSA. Students who are undocumented and nonresident documented students complete the California Dream Act Application (and not the FAFSA).
Scholarships (Private): There are many community and national organizations that offer scholarships. The challenge for students is becoming informed of what's available, criteria, deadlines, etc. and then "going after it" and applying. Hayward High wants to help! Here's how...
HHS Active Scholarships
Seniors and their parents/guardians can find a list of active scholarships below.
Scholarship Search Websites
You can also create accounts and search for scholarships on these websites: