Resources

AmeriCorps is a national service network that provides full and part-time opportunities for participants, called members, to serve their communities and address local environmental, educational, public safety and other human needs.

Assumption Program of Loans for Education is a competitive teacher incentive program designed to encourage outstanding CSU students, district interns, and out-of-state teachers to become California teachers in subject areas. Note: Due to the 2012-13 Budget Act, the California Student Aid Commission will not accept 2012-13 applications for the APLE program.

California Student Aid Commission is a site for you, the student, parent or school staff member, to assist your search for State, federal and institutional financial aid information for funding post-high school education.

The College Board is a national, nonprofit membership association dedicated to preparing, inspiring, and connecting students to college and opportunity.

CollegeNet is the world's leading 'virtual plumber' for higher education internet transactions.

The Department of Education (ED) will provide more than $67 billion this year, about 70 percent of all student aid, to help millions of students and families pay for postsecondary education. If you're exploring options for paying for college, you may want to spend a little time at finding financial aid. Link in Spanish available.

EDFUND is a nonprofit corporation founded by the California Student Aid Commission on January 1, 1997. EDFUND was organized as a 501(c)(3) public benefit corporation pursuant to legislation authorizing the Commission to establish a nonprofit auxiliary to administer all activities associated with its participation in the federal student loan program.

Finaid.org was begin in 1994 as a public service, and is one of the most comprehensive sites about student financial aid on the web.

The HEATH Resource Center of the George Washington University operates a national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Their Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities publication provides information on US federal student aid programs and other financial aid programs for students with disabilities.

HOPE Tax Credit is for students in the first two years of college (or other eligible post-secondary training). Taxpayers will be eligible for a tax credit equal to 100% of the first $1,000 of tuition and fees and 50% of the second $1,000 (the amounts are indexed for inflation after 2001).

Humboldt Area Foundation is the community foundation of and for the citizens of the Northcoast, and has a variety of scholarships available for Humboldt County students.

HSU Career Center - Register for HSU's Career Center services and job listings.

The New California Domestic Partnership Law (PDF) (AB205): What it Means for You and Your Family, published by the National Center for Lesbian Rights.

Petersons.com - Search $4 billion worth of financial aid at the Financing Education Channel--the Internet's largest source of scholarships, grants, and prizes!

ScholarShare College Savings Trust was established by the State of California to offer parent's tax advantages while saving for child or grandchild's college education.

National Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program has been revised with the Higher Education Reconciliation Act (HERA). Teachers may have up to $17,500 in loans forgiven through this program.