FAFSA School Code: 001146

Other Sources of Aid

AmeriCorps

Americorps is the national service program that allows people of all ages and backgrounds to earn help paying for education in exchange for a year of service.

Cal Vet Educational Assistance

California offers a college fee waiver program to children and dependents of service-connected disabled or service-related deceased veterans. The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA) administers the program. There are three plans for eligibility — child, spouse, dependent. For details, please visit the California Dept. of Veterans Affairs Office.

Veterans Benefits

There are a number of educational benefits programs available to veterans. For more information, visit GI Bill or contact the CSU, Chico Office of Veterans' Affairs at 898-5991.

State Aid for the Disabled

The State Department of Rehabilitation provides financial help for eligible disabled students. Assistance may include cost of fees, books, and transportation. For more information, visit the State Department of Rehabilitation

Hope and Lifetime Learning Tax Credits

Two tax credits provide federal income tax relief for college expenses — the Hope Scholarship Tax Credit and the Lifetime Learning Tax Credit. A comprehensive guide to understanding these credits is provided by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), and includes relevant IRS links.