Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

Cash for College Virtual Workshops

  • Provide you with step-by-step FAFSA assistance

  • Dates 2021 Fall / 2022 Spring TBA

CA Student Aid Commission


  • Login to Connect to Naviance, a one-stop shop for all post-secondary planning.

    • Research careers, colleges and scholarships.

    • Go to:

      • Login name is the BEGINNING of your East Side Gmail account (e.g. PiratePetey2020).

        • Do NOT use your

      • 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

    • Scholarship List

    • 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.