Financial aid / Scholarships



  1. Login to EC Arms.

  2. Enter your student email address (example: Last Name + First Name + Last 4 digits of your Student ID

  3. Click on the Naviance Tile.

  4. Sign in Naviance.

  5. Enter your student email address (single sign-on, no password required).


The first step is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) application or the Dream Act Application for Undocumented Students.

  • The FAFSA window opens October 1st and you must apply before March 2nd.

  • Attend the FAFSA Financial Aid Presentation with your Parents.

  • The FAFSA will determine what kind of financial aid you qualify for: Grants, Scholarships, Work Study, Loans, etc.

  • Ask about the Community College Promise Grants and the EOP(S) opportunities.

  • Each college/university has scholarship opportunities to help you pay for college so be sure to communicate with the institutions.

  • Check with Community-Based Organizations if they provide scholarships for students such as Bank Institutions, Family Owned Restaurants, Grocery Stores, Misc Businesses, etc...

ST - SCHOLARSHIP opportunities

Ask your counselor to learn about Scholarships that are unique to Santa Teresa or East Side Union High School District.

Check Naviance to view all Scholarship Opportunities:

  • Click the Scholarships tab drop down menu--View List

  • Click the criteria and apply

  • ST In-House Scholarships (offered to Seniors Students in the Spring):

  • Browse by Category drop down menu

  • Click on the 2nd Santa Teresa High School

  • Click on Go

  • Check the criteria and apply