Types of Financial Aid

For a list of all financial aid programs and amount offered, view the PDFs below:

Adobe PDF2018-2019 Student Aid Program Summary


Promise Programs

Promise Programs

Promise programs offer up to two years of tuition-free education at Folsom Lake College. Learn more about the Los Rios Promise and Rancho Cordova Promise.

Make a Promise

Grants

Grants

Grants, including the California College Promise Grant which covers enrollment fees, are a great type of financial aid because you don’t typically have to pay them back.

Get a Grant

Federal Direct Loans

Federal Direct Loans

A direct loan is money you borrow from the federal government that you have to pay back with interest. We encourage students to apply for grants and scholarships before taking out a student loan.

Get a Direct Loan

Federal Work-Study

Federal Work-Study

The federal work-study (FWS) program provides jobs to undergraduate students who are paid an hourly rate at minimum wage or above. Jobs are provided on and off campus, with hourly wages paid directly to the student to help with educational expenses.

Get to Work

Scholarships

Scholarships

There are scholarship opportunities for all students and the funds do not have to be repaid!

Find a Scholarship

Veterans' Benefits and Programs

Veterans' Benefits and Programs

Folsom Lake College assists veterans, reservists, and dependents of service-connected disabled or deceased veterans with their educational benefits.

Use your GI Bill