Financial Aid and Scholarships
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Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships

The Cal Poly Pomona Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships provides students with the financial resources and related services necessary to achieve their educational goals. We are committed to providing accurate, user-friendly, responsive, and respectful service to students and their families.  

We administer federal, state, and university aid and scholarship programs in accordance with applicable policies and regulations while striving to be an innovative and service-minded department. We also provide outreach and access services in collaboration with other university departments and the community. 

School code: 001144

Important Dates and Deadlines

Oct 01 2022

2023/2024 FAFSA & CA Dream Act Applications Open

Submit your FAFSA or CA Dream Act Application by March 2, 2023 for the 2023-2024 academic year (Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024)

Oct 01 2022

Scholarship Fest opens for 2023-2024

Apply now for scholarships for the 2023-2024 academic year (Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024)

Dec 01 2022

MCS Awards Added to Fall Aid Package

Eligibility Review completed and MCS added to aid package for eligible students

Dec 14 2022

Loan Acceptance Deadline for Fall Only loans

Last date to accept any Direct or CA Dream Loans for students attending Fall 2022 only.

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Latest Announcements

  • New! Federal Student Loan Debt Relief Application Form Now Open (October 18, 2022)
  • New! Biden-Harris Administration and Federal Student Aid release preview of Student Loan Debt Relief Application Form (October 13, 2022)
  • New! 2023-2024 FAFSA & CA Dream Application now available! (October 13, 2022)
  • California launches new Golden State Education and Training Grant program to support individuals who suffered COVID-related job loss (September 2, 2022)
  • Biden-Harris Administration and Federal Student Aid announce loan forgiveness / debt relief plan (August 25, 2022)
  • Relief for Federal Student Loan borrowers extended through December 31, 2022 (August 25,2022)
  • Be Aware of Student Aid Scams

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Financial aid opportunities like scholarships, grants, loans and work study help make your Cal Poly Pomona education a possibility. Paying for your college education doesn’t have to be a guessing game. We’re here to walk alongside you as you navigate costs and financial aid options. Take a look at how financial aid works. 

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Students interested in pursuing teaching as a career, have chosen a noble profession. Like all college-bound students, however, they face the obstacle of paying for their education. Fortunately, there are many programs that make college more accessible to students who have chosen to embrace this critical need career path. 

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At Cal Poly Pomona, we understand that pursuing a graduate degree takes great commitment and sacrifice. That’s why we’re equally committed to helping make your graduate studies affordable. The scholarships, grants and loans available for graduate students vary; take a look at the information specific to you, including details on eligibility, deadlines and more. 

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Financial Wellness

Many students do not have the opportunity to learn financial skills in school or at home. Cal Poly Pomona is committed to providing resources for our students on how to manage money and create financial freedom

Summer Financial Aid

Attending summer at Cal Poly Pomona is a great way to make up credits, make up a class you may have dropped, or just get ahead in your coursework and completing your degree! Financial aid may be available to help cover some of the costs of taking classes during the summer.
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Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships
Student Services Building 121
Cal Poly Pomona
3801 West Temple Ave.
Pomona, CA  91768
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