Cal Grant A & B Competitive Grant Program
There is no application fee for the Cal Grant A & B Competitive Award Program.
Application Deadline: March 2 for students not receiving an Entitlement Award; September 2 for California Community College students only.
Residency: U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen, Permanent resident and current California resident as well as at time of high school graduation.
Award may be used for: Undergradutate study
Award may be used at: California postsecondary institution
Designated institutions: Cal Grant qualifying California postsecondary schools
Applicant must demonstrate: Academic performance and financial need.
Other application requirements: Applicants must submit FAFSA to federal processor and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form to California Student Aid Commission.
Applicants must have income and assets below established levels
Minimum 3.0 GPA for Cal Grant A; minimum 2.0 GPA for Cal Grant B
Cal Grant A awards intended to help low- and middle- income families pay tuition and fees
Cal Grant B awards up to $1551. Access costs only in first academic year of attendance; tuition/fee plus access costs thereafter
Students with no available GPA can submit SAT, ACT or GED scores
Visit http://www.csac.ca.gov or http://www.calgrants.org for more details.