Location:
1st floor, Student Services Center

Phone:
(714) 895-8394

Email:
For additional information,
please email us at
FinAid@gwc.cccd.edu

Financial Aid

What are the benefits of doing a FAFSA?


The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is one of the most important resources a student can apply for to help fund their college education. Regardless of income, every student should file a FAFSA application.

Below are some of the grants that are available. Grants are a type of aid that does not need to be paid back!

Fund Full Time
(12 Units)
Three Quarter Time
(9-11.99 Units)
Half Time
(6-8.99 Units)
Less Than Half Time
(<5.99 Units)
Pell Grant Up to $6,095 Up to $4,571 Up to $3,048 Up to $1,524
CA College Promise Grant (Waives Tuition) Up to $1,932 Up to $1,932 Up to $1,932 Up to $1,932
Federal Work Study Up to $5,500 Up to $5,500 Up to $5,500 Not Eligible
Federal SEOG Up to $500 Up to $500 Up to $500 Not Eligible
Cal Grant Up to $1,672 Up to $1,254 Up to $836 Not Eligible
Chafee Up to $5,000 Up to $5,000 Up to $5,000 Not Eligible
Student Success Completion Grant Up to $4,000 (15+ Units) Up to $1,298 (12-14.99 Units) Not Eligible Not Eligible Not Eligible
Potential Financial
aid award
$24,699 $18,757 $16,816 $3,456

*All amounts are based Annually*
**All maximum amounts are based on 0 EFC**