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Terms & Conditions

Disbursement Dates

Important Information

  • If your application is complete prior to start of term, please refer to the Disbursement Dates listed below.

  • If your application is complete after the start of term, funds will disburse the following Monday.

  • All funds disburse on Monday and, after covering any fees owed to the school, the remaining funds are transferred to BankMobile on Thursday of the same week. BankMobile then follows the refund preference you select to get you the money. For more information about BankMobile, visit BankMobile Refund Choices.

  • In case of adding/dropping units after a disbursement of funds, amount paid may be adjusted accordingly. In some cases reversal of a disbursement may occur.

  • To check status of your Financial Aid application or disbursement, please go to your MyPortal account.

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Disbursement Dates

Pell Grant

  • Summer 2020: July 6
  • Fall 2020:
    1. 1st disbursement: September 21
    2. 2nd disbursement: November 2
  • Winter 2021:
    1. 1st disbursement: January 4
    2. 2nd disbursement: February 15  
  • Spring 2021:
    1. 1st disbursement: April 5
    2. 2nd disbursement: May 17  

SEOG, EOPS Grant & Care Grant

  • Fall 2020: November 2
  • Winter 2021: February 15  
  • Spring 2021: May 17

AmeriCorps

  • Fall 2020: September 21
  • Winter 2021: January 4
  • Spring 2021: April 5  

Cal Grant & Student Success Completion Grant

  • Fall 2020: October 5
  • Winter 2021: January 18
  • Spring 2021: April 19  

Direct Loans

  • Summer 2020: July 6*
  • Fall 2020: September 21*
  • Winter 2021: January 4*
  • Spring 2021: April 5*  

*Due to a federal mandate, all first-year, first-time Direct Loan borrowers at Foothill will be subject to a loan disbursement delay of 30 days from the start of the quarter when receiving their first loan disbursement.


Scholarships

  • Most scholarships are paid in lump sum of the total award amount upon verification of enrollment (in at least 6 units, unless scholarship states differently) or verification of transfer.

Work-Study

  • On the 15th of every month after online time sheet is approved.
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Financial Aid Office

650.949.7245


fhfinancialaidoffice@fhda.edu


Building 8100, Room 8101

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