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Basic Needs: Financial Resources

Money matters. A stable financial situation better allows students to fulfill their basic needs, reach educational goals and experience academic success.

 

Financial Aid, Grants and Scholarships

Student Financial Services

The Student Financial Services (SFS) office is here to assist you with your financial needs. From financial aid application help and information about financial literacy, to offering resources to better help you pay for college, SFS is dedicated to providing current and accurate information and services to all students applying for financial aid.

Contact Student Financial Services

 

Financial Aid with FAFSA

Financial Aid is designed to be used as a supplemental income for your educational expenses. It may not cover your total expenses, but it can typically assist with covering tuition, the cost of books and even supplies and housing. Financial aid requires competion of the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on a yearly basis.

This code should be used to file the FAFSA application for Moreno Valley College: 041735.

Get Financial Aid Help

 

Financial Aid for Dreamers

The California Dream Act allows undocumented and documented students who meet certain provisions of the AB 540 law to apply for and receive private scholarships funneled through public universities, state-administered financial aid, university grants, and community college fee waivers.

Learn About the CA Dream Act

 

Scholarships

Scholarships are financial aid awards designed to help you pay for your education. Scholarships can be a one-time award or renewable and may require that certain academic or demographic qualifications be met. Moreno Valley College has opportunities to apply for scholarships through the RCCD Foundation, through MVC-sponsored programs and competitions, as well as outside scholarship resources.

Scholarship Information

 

CARES Act Grant

Are you experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19? If so, you are eligible to apply for FREE money through the CARES grant fund while the application is open. Eligibility requirements vary and CARES Act funds are limited.

Learn About the CARES Act

 

Financial Education

CashCourse Online Money Guide

CashCourse teaches teach financial skills that make sense in the real world. Provied to MVC students free of charge, CashCourse is your guide to making informed financial choices. Register for a free account to find your assignments and other financial tools and start taking charge of your money.

Get Started with CashCourse

 

Credit.org Personal Finance Education

Credit.org offers online free personal finance classes open to the public without any need to register. Explore customized budgeting and debt solutions that really work by expanding your personal finance education!

Personal Finance Workshops

 

Employment and Internships

Student Employment

The Student Employment Program helps students earn money to pay for their educational expenses by working part time (up to 20 hours per week) on a flexible schedule while learning transferable job skills.

Apply for Student Jobs

 

Career Help through the Transfer Center

The Transfer Center offers career services that provide encouragement and guidance to students in their various stages of the life long career development process. Career services offers a framework for individuals to define and achieve educational and occupational goals, and prepare students for the diverse and changing economy.

Learn About Career Services

 

Employment Placement from MVC

Employment Placement services help students get ready for careers and connect with local employers. From training and workshops to job fairs and actual assistance finding open positions at partner employers, Employment Placement helps students find financial stability and build their resume through work experience.

Contact Employment Placement

 

Youth Community Corps

Helping today’s youth prepare for tomorrow’s success is a pivotal part of the Workforce Development Center’s mission. The Workforce Development Center offers specialized services to young people between the ages of 16 and 24 through our Youth Opportunity Centers (YOCs) of Riverside County.

Contact Student Financial Services