CAL GRANT 

Deadline is March 2nd. 

1. Must have a FAFSA on file

2. Complete the GPA Verification Form

Your High School or current college will complete/submit the bottom portion, see www.csac.ca.gov or call 1-888-224-7268 for more details.

Award amount depends on the program for which you qualify (Cal Grant A or Cal Grant B) as well as the specific year of your initial award.

For more information on Cal Grant, click here or create an account here.

 

DREAMERS

Deadline is March 2nd.

If you meet AB540 requirements, submit a CA Dream Act Application to determine if you qualify for the Cal Grant.

1. Submit the Dream Act Application

2. Complete the GPA Verification Form

Your High School or current college will complete/submit the bottom portion, see www.csac.ca.gov or call 1-888-224-7268 for more details

Award amount depends on the program for which you qualify (Cal Grant A or Cal Grant B) as well as the specific year of your initial award.  

For more information on Dream Act, click here.

 

CHAFEE GRANT - up to $5,000/year

Designed for students who are or were in Foster Care. 

1. Must have FAFSA on file

2. Complete the Chafee Grant Application

3. Meet the state requirements - click here to determine your eligibility or review the Chafee Fact Sheet

 

GOLDEN STATE TEACHER GRANT

The Golden State Teacher Grant Program (GSTG) encourages students to consider earning a teaching credential and teach in a high-need field, at a priority school, in California for four years, within five years after completing a teacher preparation program. The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) will award one-time Golden State Teacher Grant funds of up to $20,000 to over 4,400 eligible students across California, that are enrolled in a Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved teacher preparation program within a California institution of higher education on or after January 1, 2020. Applicants must agree to all terms and conditions of the GSTG program or be required to repay the grant. To apply and for more information please visit CSAC's site here: https://gstg.csac.ca.gov/.

 

CAL GRANT FORMS

CAL G8 Form 'High School Certification'- Designed for students coming out of High School

CAL G6 Form 'Entitlement Transfer' - Designed for students transferring from a community college

As a new recipient of CAL Grant, each student must complete one of the forms. Create an account and/or log in here to complete the G8 or G6 form online. 

Note: If you need to complete the G8 Form, be sure to complete it after you graduate from High School (it does not have a March 2nd deadline).