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Important Updates

  • The 2024-25 FAFSA and CADAA applications will open in December 2023. Visit FAFSA Simplification for details.
  • UC Davis students who are victims of the Maui Fires may be eligible for funding. Visit Basic Needs for details.
  • If you have been selected for verification, please complete the requirements as soon as possible. For details, visit Verification.
  • For California Middle Class Scholarship updates, please visit MCS.

Emil M. Mrak Student Award

The Emil M. Mrak Student Loan Program has been discontinued and is no longer accepting new applications. For questions regarding other available loan options, please refer to our loan section. Borrowers currently in repayment can contact Heartland ECSI with repayment questions or concerns. Questions about the Emil M. Mrak Student Award and the former loan program can be sent to