Merced College Financial Aid

Need help paying for college? The first step is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  Students may submit the FAFSA yearly from October 1st through March 2nd.

Scholarships On-Campus

Scholarships are sources of free money and do not have to be paid back. Students can apply for Merced College scholarships yearly from March through April.

Tribal Higher Education

Most tribes provide financial aid to eligible tribal members. For more information on eligibility criteria and deadlines, please contact your Tribal Scholarship Office.

Student Employment

Merced College offers a Federal Work-Study Program where students have the opportunity to earn money through part-time employment.

Native American Students