High School Graduate/Equivalency – Check the box of the document you will attach to this worksheet:
☐ The original high school diploma or official high school transcript which includes the graduation date
☐ The student’s original General Education Development (GED) certificate, an official GED transcript that indicates the student
passed the exam, or an original state-authorized high school equivalent certificate.
☐ Students who completed secondary education in a foreign country, a copy of the “secondary school leaving certificate” or
other similar document
☐ Completed at least 6 credit hours or 225 clock-hours that are applicable toward a Title IV eligible degree or certificate offered by
the postsecondary institution
☐ For a student who was homeschooled in a State where State law does not require the student to obtain a secondary school
completion credential for homeschooling (other than a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent), a transcript, or the
equivalent, signed by the student’s parent or guardian, that lists the secondary school courses the student completed and
includes a statement that the student successfully completed a secondary school education in a homeschool setting.
Non-High School Graduate:
☐ I do not meet any of the statements above. Students who do not have a high school diploma or its equivalent and are beyond
the age of compulsory education (18 in California) are not eligible to receive financial aid unless they meet certain eligibility
criteria regarding prior college enrollment and may be considered under former Ability-to-Benefit (ATB) regulations. The
Financial Aid Office will determine if you meet these requirements.
Did you attend college classes prior to July 1, 2012? ☐ YES ☐ NO
College Name*: _____________________________________________ Major/Program of Study: ___________________
*If you did not attend FRC, you must attach official college transcript(s).
Did you officially register for college prior to July 1, 2012? ☐ YES ☐ NO
College Name: ______________________________________________ Major/Program of Study: ___________________
Are you currently enrolled in an eligible career pathway? ☐ YES ☐ NO
C. Certification and Signatures – Each person signing this worksheet certifies that all of the information reported on it is complete
and correct. The student and one parent whose information was reported on the FAFSA must sign and date. Warning! If you
purposely give false or misleading information you may be fined, sentenced to jail, or both.