Peralta Community Colleges To Erase $2.8 Million In Student Debt, Increase Future Aid with Federal GrantMore than $12 million in federal relief funds for the Peralta Community College District will wipe out the debt for thousands of East Bay college students and provide additional future financial aid, the district announced Monday.
COVID Relief Bill Signed but Local Business Owners Say More Is NeededSunday night the president signed legislation for $900 billion in coronavirus economic aid but small business owners in the Bay Area say it's far from what's needed.
Coronavirus Update: Santa Clara County Launches Relief Fund For Low-Income ResidentsSanta Clara County officials unveiled an emergency fund Monday designed to help low income residents and families pay for rent and other basic needs during the growing coronavirus crisis.
Financial Aid Slow To Arrive For Some UC Berkeley StudentsMany UC Berkeley students have been waiting for months for their financial aid to arrive.
Nicki Minaj Offers To Pay Fans' Student LoansMinaj pledged $20K to help fans with excellent grades.
Fewer Undocumented Students Applying For Financial Aid Out Of FearUncertainty over President Trump's immigration enforcement has led fewer undocumented students to reach out for financial assistance.
Stanford University Expands Offer Of Free Tuition To More StudentsStanford University will become a little more affordable for some students as an announcement has been made for the expansion of its financial aid program.
What You Need To Know About The Pell Grant ProgramThe federal Pell Grant program is the nation’s largest needs-based college grant program.
KCBS In Depth: College Admissions And Cost Is getting a college education or earning your degree worth it in these tough economic times? Ben Kaplan, an expert on college scholarships and admissions expert, says absolutely.
Vote On Fee Waivers Could Impact Bay Area Community College StudentsThe governing board for the California's community college system will vote on a plan that would require students to maintain at least a C-average to remain eligible for a fee waiver.
UC President Napolitano Pledges $5M For Students Living In US IllegallyUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano says she's devoting $5 million to provide special counseling and financial aid to students living illegally in the U.S.
Enrollment Scam Robs Contra Costa College Of Financial Aid MoneyOnce the students picked up their financial aid checks, they managed to either stop enrollment or withdrew from class without the college realizing it, and pocketed nearly $3,000 each.
California Students Fail To Claim Millions In Financial AidMillions of dollars in financial aid is being unclaimed by California low-income students qualified for college.
Cal Grant Eligibility Rules Put Squeeze On For-Profit CollegesA state report examining Cal Grant’s new eligibility standards says the tighter rules have disqualified 80 percent of California’s for-profit colleges from the financial aid program.
ConsumerWatch: Thousands Of California Students Losing Aid MoneyCalifornia’s move to tighten eligibility requirements for its Cal Grant program will eliminate or reduce awards to 14,500 students, most of them enrolled in for-profit colleges such as the University of Phoenix, the California Student Aid Commission announced Tuesday.