Types of Financial Aid Available at Pacifica

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Scholarships
Click here to learn more about Pacifica Scholarship programs - Keep in mind that grants and scholarships are "free sources" of financial aid that do not have to be paid back.

Federal Loans
Click here to learn more about the Federal Direct Loan programs - All loan programs require repayment. However, repayment on federal loans may be deferred while enrolled at least half-time in an eligible program of study.

Private Alternative Education Loans
These loans are private, non-federal loan programs that require at least half-time enrollment, good credit history, the ability to repay the loan, and U.S.citizenship or permanent resident status. Some loans may require a creditworthy co-signer. Click here to learn more about these Private Alternative Loan programs.

Outside Resources -- Other Outside Sources of financial assistance

Outside Scholarship Searches Search for outside scholarships, grants, etc.
OtherĀ External Resources State resources, Vocation Rehabilitation, Veteran's Benefits
Higher Education Tax Incentives IRS tax credits, deductions, etc.
International Students Resources for International students