Types of Financial Aid Available at Pacifica


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.

The following sites provide helpful information about financial aid:

Federal Student Aid



Federal Work-Study 

Pacifica is pleased to offer Federal Work-Study for the 2015-2016 academic year, for more details please contact the Financial Aid Office.

Your Next Step - Federal Work-Study - click here once you receive the FWS Initial Notification from our office

Instructions for requesting Tax Transcript - click here for instructions on requesting tax transcripts or how to transfer the data from the IRS into your FAFSA

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. 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.
Other External Resources State resources, Vocation Rehabilitation, Veteran's Benefits
Higher Education Tax Incentives IRS tax credits, deductions, etc.
International Students Resources for International students
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