Financial Aid & Scholarships
FAFSA - Can apply starting October 1st of your senior year! Deadline: March 2nd
Who is my "Parent" for the FAFSA?
FAFSA4Caster gives you an early glimpse of the approximate amount of federal aid you will receive.
Use the U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard to compare and contrast the average annual cost of colleges
Fall 2020 Financial Aid Presentations:
Cash for College Virtual Workshops
Provide you with step-by-step FAFSA assistance
Dates 2021 Fall / 2022 Spring TBA
CA Student Aid Commission
Multiple Languages available via the language tab
Login to Connect to Naviance, a one-stop shop for all post-secondary planning.
Research careers, colleges and scholarships.
Login name is the BEGINNING of your East Side Gmail account (e.g. PiratePetey2020).
Do NOT use your @students.esuhsd.org
Password is your 8-digit PHHS ID number
Scholarships are posted in Naviance either by PHHS or ESUHSD.
Search for both local and national scholarships using:
Scholarship Match tool
National Scholarship Search (links up to SallieMae).
General Scholarship Resources
Local Scholarship Resources
Silicon Valley Community Foundation Scholarships Silicon Valley Community Foundation administers a variety of scholarship programs that grant up to $40,000 to high school, community college and university students. The majority of these scholarships are designated for current or former residents of San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Applications accepted starting January 7th, 2019. The deadline for many of these scholarships is in February 2019.