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What is it?
FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. The federal government uses this form to determine your eligibility for federal financial aid for college, which may include grants, scholarships, work-study and loans.

File the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov as soon as possible after January 1. FAFSA Deadline: March 2nd 2016



$$$ Cal Grant GPA Verification Form $$$

Cal Grants are free money for college that does not have to be paid back. Students may receive up to $12,192 annually for up to 4 years of college. Amount varies depending upon the college of attendance.

 March 2, 2015. 

Cal Grant C awards are offered to applicants who are enrolled in an eligible occupational, technical, or vocational program.

Cal Grant GPA Calculation Instructions

Cal Grant Opt Out letter and form to be filled out if you DO NOT want your information automatically sent to Cal Grant

Cal Grant Opt Out letter 

Cal Grant Opt Out Form


California Dream Act
The California Dream Act allows certain students who meet the requirements below to apply for and receive state financial aid at California public and private colleges and private scholarships administered by California public colleges.
  • Attend a California high school for a minimum of three years.
  • Graduate from a California high school or pass the California High School Proficiency Exam (CHSPE)
  • Enroll in an accredited and qualified California college or university; and,
  • If applicable, fill out an affidavit to legalize immigration status as soon as eligible
  • Beginning January 2016, apply for the California Dream Act $.


California Chafee Grant Program

What is a California Chafee Grant?

The California Chafee Grant Program gives money to current or former foster youth to use for career and technical training or college courses.

How do I qualify?

To qualify, you must:

  • be eligible, or have been eligible, for foster care between your 16th and 18th birthday,
  • not have reached your 22nd birthday as of July 1 of the award year

How do I apply?

File two forms:

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. File online at fafsa.ed.gov. (Undocumented students may contact the Commission for further instructions.)
  • California Chafee Grant Program Application. Submit a Chafee online application to the Commission . 

     

Note: These forms are year-specific. Be sure to complete the applications that correspond with the academic year you will be attending school.


Varsity Tutor Scholarship Opportunity
Varsity Tutors Scholarship Contest Description

Varsity Tutors holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write an essay in response to a monthly prompt. Entries are reviewed by Varsity Tutors at the end of the month and one winner is subsequently chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.varsitytutors.com/college-scholarship

University Tutor Scholarship Opportunity
University Tutor holds a monthly $1,000 college scholarship contest where students write a short essay in response to a monthly prompt. The submitted essays are reviewed by University Tutor staff at the end of the month and one winner is chosen to receive the $1,000 college scholarship. Interested students can enter the contest here: http://www.universitytutor.com/scholarship-contest


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