Frequently Asked Questions
Use these checklists to help you plan and pay for college.
In most cases, Cal Grants are only for California residents —those who are or will be a California resident for at least one year by the application deadline. If you’re under 18 years of age, your residency is determined by your parent's state of legal residence. However, if your college or university determines you are AB 540-eligible, then you may be eligible for Cal Grants, institutional grants, or BOG fee waivers.
Providing financial aid to California students pursuing higher education. http://www.csac.ca.gov/
The following is a list of programs administered by the California Student Aid ... Ten Things you need to know about California Middle Class Scholarship; APLE ... http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=33
If your high school or college won't be automatically submitting your Cal Grant GPA to the California Student Aid Commission, obtain a Cal Grant GPA ... http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=48
If you believe you've been a victim of scholarship fraud, call the California Attorney General's office toll free at 800.952.5225 or fax a letter to 916.323.5341. http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=1240
Questions about the CAlifornia Dream Act, California Chafee Grants for foster youth, the Assumption Programs of Loans for Education (APLE),or how to apply? http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?Id=543
California Student Aid Commission Home Page. ... If you are a student or parent of a student searching for resources and assistance in obtaining a higher ... http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=19
Ten Things you Need to Know About California's Middle Class Scholarship ... 540* student status; meet certain income/asset and other financial aid standards; ... http://www.csac.ca.gov/mcs.asp
Submitted a 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or a 2017-2018 California Dream Act Application (CADAA). — Available October 1 ... http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=1177