Financial Aid Office
Welcome to the Financial Aid Office. We are here to assist you with any Financial Aid questions or concerns. Feel free to contact our office or schedule an appointment.
Newest Offerings of Financial Aid
Feather River College has combined the Emergency Grant applications into one comprehensive form for 2022-2023. Eligibility for fund types and dollar value will be determined in the application and review process.
Emergency Grant funds are payable to students to help alleviate hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic. These grants can help with loss or reduction in income; unexpected medical bills for yourself or family members; Help with rent/mortgage or utility bills; outstanding School accounts balance, expenses due to unexpected move, loss of housing, or catastrophic property damage; unexpected transportation expenses; sudden loss of childcare or sudden increase in childcare expenses; and documented theft of books and/or other essential academic supplies or tools. Students must be enrolled/attending to be determined for funding eligibility. Funding will be determined and adjusted by credit load (determined after add/drop: 2/3/2023), and unmet need*.
*All students are eligible to receive HEERF Emergency Financial Aid Grants; however, students with exceptional need will be prioritized.
**Only California residents are eligible to receive SB 85 - Early Action Emergency Financial Aid Grants. Students must be currently enrolled in at least 6 semester units, qualify as low-income by meeting the requirements to receive a California College Promise Grant (CCPG) for the current or upcoming term, and have earned a 2.0 grade point average at their current or prior institution in one of the three previous semester terms OR be receiving additional support or services through the Disabled Student Programs and Services office.
Click here for more information pertaining to CARES Act Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds.
Finish Line Scholars Scholarship and Emergency Grant program provides financial assistance through a scholarship, to eligible students who are on their way toward a finish line goal of transferring to a college or university or completing a certificate or degree. Read qualifications carefully!
- Receive a tuition fee waiver under the California College Promise Grant.
- Have a goal of completion of a certificate or degree program, or transfer to a four-year college or university.
- Take at least 12 units or maintain an alternate full-time equivalent status during all terms in which the scholarship is active.
- Make progress toward goal as indicated by having completed approximately half of the credits required for the program and have a realistic plan to finish the remainder in under 2 academic years.
In addition, students pursuing a degree or transfer must also meet two of these three criteria:
- Have completed a transfer level English course
- Have completed a transfer level math course
- Have a GPA of 2.5 or higher
Eligibility criteria for emergency financial aid are separate and different from the scholarship criteria and are not related to your educational goals. Emergency aid is intended to support students facing unexpected or short-term financial barriers that may prevent you from enrolling or staying enrolled in college. No student should be denied based on immigration status.
Important Financial Aid Dates
Cal Grant awards (if awarded) reflect an amount based on 12 units or more and will be a...
Spring loan disbursement for first-time borrowers will be disbursed at 100% of the seme...
On March 23rd - 50% of the Federal Pell Grant will be disbursed to qualifying students ...
How to Apply for Financial Aid?
Type of aid:
Estimated annual amount:*
(up to the following amounts)
|Federal Pell Grant||$6,3451|
|Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (SEOG)||$6002|
|California College Promise Grant (CCPG)||Waiver for CA Enrollment Fees|
|FRC Promise Scholarship Program||Waiver for CA Enrollment Fees|
|Cal Grant A||Applicable to Eligible Bachelor Program Recipients3|
|Cal Grant B||$1,6724|
|Cal Grant C||$1,0725|
|Access award of up to $6,0006|
|Student Success Completion Grant (SSCG)||$4,0007|
|California Chafee Grant||$5,0008|
|Direct Subsidized Loan||$3,5009|
|Direct Unsubsidized Loan||$2,00010|
|Parent PLUS Direct Loan||
Up to the Cost of Attendance based on credit check approval
Note: The Estimated Annual Amounts displayed above are subject to change for each individual student. The amounts provided are for the maximum award amount for each program and is not guaranteed to each student.
1 Maximum amount shown is based off of a student enrolled full-time (12 units) with a 0 EFC. Pell grant will be prorated based off of students enrollment (full-time, half-time, three-quarter time, or less than half time).
2 SEOG awards are made on a first-come basis until designated funds are exhausted.
3 Applicable for Bachelor Program students only. Award amounts vary depending on enrollment. Must be enrolled in at least half-time (6 units).
4 Will be prorated based off of students enrollment. Must be enrolled in at least half-time (6 units).
5 Will be prorated based off of students enrollment. Must be enrolled in at least half-time (6 units).
6 This includes what the student is eligible for in Cal Grant A, B, or C and up to an access award of up to $6,000 for qualifying Cal Grant A and B recipients and up to $4,000 for eligible Cal Grant C recipients.
7 Students enrolled in 12 to 14.99 units may be eligible for up to $1,298 annually. Students enrolled in 15 or more units may be eligible for up to $4,000 annually.
8 Applicable to eligible foster care youth.
9Freshman or students who have completed 29 units or less may be eligible for up to $3,500. Sophomores or Students who have completed 30 or more units may be eligible for up to $4,500. Juniors/Seniors in the Bachelors Degree Program may be eligible for up to $5,500.
10 Dependent students may be eligible for up to $2,000. Independent students may be eligible for up to $6,000.
The Financial Aid Office’s mission is to provide all Feather River College (FRC) student’s educational opportunities through the delivery of federal and state financial aid and scholarship programs. To insure compliance with federal, state, and institutional statutory and/or regulatory requirements associated with the delivery of student financial assistance and financial resources.
The financial aid staff is dedicated to assisting students and families in obtaining funds to cover college costs in an equitable manner. There are a variety of different types of financial aid funded through federal, state, local organizations, lending institutions, and FRC itself. Although the application process may seem complex, we are here to help you every step of the way. Our goal is to see that financial problems do not prevent you from achieving your educational goals.
PLEASE NOTE - At peak times, limited services will be available due to our high volume of processing. We strongly encourage students to use the student portal (MyFRC) to check the status of their financial aid.
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- Cost of Attendance
- FAFSA Workshops
- Federal Updates
- Foster Youth
- Important Dates
- Plumas Pipeline
- Schedule a Financial Aid Appointment
- Types of Aid
- Undocumented Students
- Veteran Services
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