El Camino Real Charter High School
Financial Aid/Scholarships
College Office

Financial Aid (FASFA) Information Night on October 3, 2017

Students and families will be able to file the 2017-2018 FAFSA as early as October 1, 2017–earlier than the previous January 1 opening date. Come get information about how to apply for financial aid through the FAFSA. Learn about what kinds of grants and scholarships are available for your student.

You can find the financial aid presentation in the financial aid information below.


List of Scholarships (more can be found on Naviance)

Local Scholarships

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Important Cal Grant Information for Seniors

ECR will be submitting the Cal Grant GPA via online.  But parents have the option to opt out from the online GPA submission.  We do not recommend that you opt out because you will have to still submit the GPA to CSAC.  But if you choose to opt out, please click here for the form.  This form must be turned into the college office by October 15.

Financial Aid Information

Scholarship Scams

Scholarships are free money for college.
You should never have to pay to find, apply or receive one.

Website Resources for Scholarship Search

Public Price Promise by Cal Lutheran

Public Price Promise by Cal Lutheran:

For any of your students that are admitted to one of the University of California institutions listed below we offer the Public Price Promise, a scholarship equal to the average cost of attendance of the UC schools included in the program.

  1. UC Irvine (added for the first time for students entering Fall 2016)
  2. UC Berkeley
  3. UC Davis
  4. UCLA
  5. UC San Diego
  6. UC Santa Barbara

This program is in addition to the many merit scholarships we offer for everything from academic preparation to students talented in the visual and performing arts, as well as our Global Merit Scholarships for international students.


Middle Class Scholarship via California Student Aid Commission

The Middle Class Scholarship lowers the college fees to up to 40% off statewide fees (tuition) at the UC and CSU campuses for families making under $100,000 that do not qualify for other financial aid programs and will provide a 10% tuition reduction for families making up to $150,000.  The Middle Class Scholarship tuition coverage is based on a sliding scale.  Students must filed the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov or the California Dream Act Application at www.caldreamact.org no later than March 2nd priority deadline. Students must have a minimum of 2.0 financial aid GPA.

Questbridge Scholarship for Juniors

Anyone interested in Questbridge must see Ms. B.  You will need to complete a Recommendation Packet.

Questbridge Selection Criteria

WUE: Western Undergraduate Exchange Program

WUE:  Residents of WICHE states can gain affordable access to programs, states avoid costly and unnecessary duplication of programs and facilities, and colleges and universities can devote their resources to improving the quality of their educational offerings.

Scholarships by Interest Groups

Minority Students

American Indian Scholarship Funds


African American Scholarships


Latino/Hispanic Students

  • Hispanic Scholarship Funds
    The Hispanic Scholarship Fun, Inc (HCF) is a private non-profit organization founded in 1993 to develop the next generation of Hispanics business leaders in America by awarding scholarships to deserving Hispanic students.
  • MALDEF Scholarships
    List of scholarships that does not ask for social security number


Asian Students




Major Specific Scholarships





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