Applying for financial aid? You could get a prize for submitting!

Get ready for a chance to win fantastic prizes as you complete your FAFSA and CADAA forms! With deadlines approaching on May 2nd, it’s time to make your application fabulous with our support.

Don’t miss out on your chance to win weekly $100 gift cards and exciting prizes like:

Sports tickets, Sony Headphones, Therabody Mini Massagers, Kodak Mini Shot, Nortface Backpack, Owala Water Bottle and even a brand new iPad!

Completing your application is a crucial step towards securing your future, and we want to celebrate your hard work.

Join us in making #FinAidFab24 a success by finishing your financial aid application in style. 


Everything you need to know to participate:

This is your opportunity to shine as a content creator and spread the word about something that will positively impact a lot of lives. Between Feb. 20 – May 2nd, post a photo, graphic or video on Instagram or TikTok reminding and encouraging your peers to submit their FAFSA or CA Dream Act application before the May 2nd priority deadline for California. We are counting on you to spread the word that the applications for financial aid are open and that this year they are due May 2nd.

Please don’t post any personal information found on your submission. Get creative!

Participants must be high school or college students in CA submitting FAFSA or CADAA for the 2024-25 Academic Year. 

  • Must be posted on YOUR active account & if you are private please accept us as a follower
    – Instagram or Tik Tok
  • Must be an actual post on your feed, not on your stories
  • Must use Hashtag #FinAidFab24 
  • Must follow & tag @gotocollegeca @projectsoarla
  • Must ALSO SUBMIT your photo/video on our google form once you have posted on social media
  • Must submit FAFSA or CADAA this year
  • Must be on your feed until May 2nd, 2024

The form ensures we have a record of all post submissions, along with other key information – like your name, school, city, etc. It also helps us keep track of all submissions.

If you already submitted financial aid forms, you can still enter. Follow all campaign rules. 

How to win: 

  • Submit by May 2nd. We are looking for creative, genuine posts that follow all the rules and guidelines mentioned before. Giftcards will be awarded once per week while the campaign is active. Larger prizes will be awarded at the end of the campaign.