Financial Aid Resources
Below are some useful links to information about colleges/universities, and financial
FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid ensures that all eligible individuals
can benefit from federally funded financial assistance for education beyond high school.
CSAC - California Student Aid Commission is the principal state agency responsible for
administering financial aid programs for students attending public and private universities,
colleges, and vocational schools in California.
California Dream Act - The California Dream Act allows undocumented and documented students who meet certain
provisions of AB 540 law to apply for and receive private scholarships. View the California Dream Act application.
Cal-Grant / Webgrant - A Cal Grant is money for college you don’t have to pay back. To qualify, you must
meet the eligibility and financial requirements as well as any minimum GPA requirements.
Cal Grants can be used at any University of California, California State University
or California Community College, as well as qualifying independent and career colleges
or technical schools in California.
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