Financial Aid

Welcome to Financial Aid!

The Financial Aid Office at EMCC is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible students from federal, state, institutional, and private sources of funding. 

One of the most common questions the financial aid office receives is "What is the financial aid process at Estrella Mountain Community College?" To get the answer to this question, see the Financial Aid Process page.


Types of Aid 

Federal student aid at EMCC includes:

Other important dates and deadlines.

*Every effort has been made to ensure that the information on this web site is accurate; however, due to frequent changes in Federal and State regulations, and revisions to the EMCC operating policies, the information on this page is subject to change without notice.

Only those with a lawful presence in the US may qualify for MCCCD scholarships or federal financial aid. Any information you provide about your legal status when you apply for financial aid or scholarships may be subject to mandatory reporting to federal immigration authorities under AZ law.

Apply now for Maricopa Foundation scholarships – one application with hundreds of opportunities! Numerous scholarships are available to EMCC students that are selected by the Maricopa Community Colleges Foundation. Students need to complete only once general application. Students will be notified via their Maricopa email account if they have been chosen as a scholarship recipient. Deadline to apply for fall scholarships: Friday, March 10, 2017.