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AWC launches CA$H in Your Pocket program

Students registered for fall classes can receive up to $1,500

Yuma, AZ (June 8, 2021) – Students registered for classes at Arizona Western College this fall will receive money directly and automatically – up to $1,500 – through the CA$H in Your Pocket initiative.

Students that enroll full-time and complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will receive $1500, regardless of their Expected Family ContributionBottom of Form (EFC). Students enrolled less than full-time will receive dollar amounts based on their EFC. Visit for more information on specific award amounts.

Even students who do not fill out a FAFSA or have an incomplete FAFSA are still eligible to receive some funds. High school students enrolled in dual or concurrent credit classes can also earn money while only paying $25 per credit.

Funds will be given on top of any financial aid award or scholarships a student may obtain. The money can be used to pay a balance on a student’s AWC account or for anything they need.

Funds will be distributed to students either via direct deposit or through the mail by mid-October. Students should check their Self-Service account to ensure the college has the correct bank information and mailing address.

To enroll in classes next semester, visit AWC’s Fall 2021 session starts on August 16, with 16-week and short-term 8-week courses. Short-term 12-week classes will also be offered starting Sept. 13, as well as short-term 8-week classes beginning Oct. 11.

Funds will also be available to students during the Spring 2022 semester, but award amounts and eligibility requirements may vary.

Mandy Heil
Associate Dean of Communications & Marketing
Arizona Western College
(928) 314-9594

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