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Financial Aid Office

Welcome to SCITs Financial Aid Office. We are committed to providing students and their families with the financial resources they need to finance their education and ensure access to their academic goals. We are eager to help you and your family understand our financial aid programs and to assist you throughout the process.

We hope this website will provide answers to your questions and guide you through all phases of the financial aid process. Please take some time to familiarize yourself with the information on this site and please stop by our office so that our financial aid counselors can assist you.

Please use our Net Price Calculator to obtain an estimate on the amount of financial aid awards you may be eligible to receive and the total estimated costs for one academic year.

Financial Aid Programs and Deadlines

SCIT is approved to participate in the following federal student financial aid programs:

  • Federal Pell Grant
  • Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
  • Federal Direct Subsidized Loans
  • Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans
  • Federal Parent Loans to Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
  • Federal Work Study (FWS)

In addition to the above programs, SCIT participates in the following programs provided by the State of California, contingent on the institutions current eligibility status:

  • Cal Grant A
  • Cal Grant B
  • Cal Grant C

The first step in applying for financial aid, including the Cal Grant programs, is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please visit the Applying for Financial Aid page to learn about the FAFSA application process and eligibility requirements.

SCIT’s offers courses year-round and students can apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA at any time. The school requires that students complete the FAFSA prior to a term start if they seek to utilize any eligible financial aid for the respective term. Exceptions can be made for special circumstances. Other deadlines students should be aware of include:

  • March 2: Deadline for eligible students to apply for Cal Grant. Please note that completing the FAFSA is required to apply for Cal Grant and must be done so prior to the deadline.

Financial Aid Contact

SCIT’s Financial Aid team is available to answer any questions you may have about the financial aid application process or your particular financial aid package. You may contact us by emailing or calling (714) 300-0300 Mondays-Fridays, 10am to 6pm (except holidays).