For Students



Virtual Programming

L.A. Cash for College is hosting a free series of financial aid, college prep and career webinars open to students, families and community members throughout Los Angeles County. These events are geared toward high school students and first-year, first-generation college students who need more guidance on navigating the college process or parents and caregivers looking to create a college-going environment at home. L.A. Cash for College is a "one-stop" opportunity for all students and families to make an early commitment to college. Qualifying participants have the chance to win a $1,000 scholarship!




Financial Aid Completion Workshops

Between October and June, L.A. Cash for College helps to coordinate FREE financial aid completion workshops throughout the Los Angeles area as part of a statewide campaign to increase awareness of and access to student financial aid programs. These hands-on workshops help students navigate financial aid application forms so that they can obtain the financial support needed to pursue their college dreams.






Workshop Resources

View workshop documents and resources to help you apply for financial aid. Students and their families can learn more about financial aid opportunities and the financial aid application process. This page will be regularly updated with new resources.








Scholarship Opportunities

L.A. Cash for College program participants have the chance to win one of several $1,000 scholarships.


Contact Maria Marquez Alvarez to learn more.