Financial Aid

Financial Aid is awarded through grants, scholarships, loans, and student employment.  To learn more, visit

For instructions on applying for financial aid, visit


Types of Financial Aid

Grants:  Money that students do not have to repay and are typically awarded based on financial need.  To learn more, visit  Please note that in some instances, students must repay all or a portion of their grant(s) if certain academic policies are violated.  For questions, contact the Financial Aid Office at 760-355-6266. 

Scholarships:  Money that students do not have to repay.  Requirements for scholarships vary and may include financial need, academic talent, or enrollment in a particular degree program. 

CLICK HERE to apply for IVC Scholarships!

Additional scholarship search engines include: 

Veteran Scholarships (Please check regularly. Updates will be posted as information is received. Beware of Deadlines.)
  • The Wells Fargo Veterans Scholarship and Emergency Grants

IVC does not participate in Federal Student Loan Programs; however, students have the option to apply for private education loans.  To learn more, visit

Federal Work Study is a program that allows students to earn part of their financial aid through working on or off campus. Positions may be available in the Military and Veterans Success Center for Veteran students.