CSAC-Cal Grant A, B & Transfer Entitlement Award Program
Award Number: Varies
GPA Required: 2.0 for Cal Grant B and 3.0 for Cal Grant A
All areas of study
P. O. Box 419026
Rancho Cordova , CA 95741 9026
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The Cal Grant Program is a state-funded educational opportunity grant program to assist students in paying for a college education. All Cal Grant applicants must:
Be California residents
Be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
Meet U.S. Selective Service requirements
Attend an eligible California qualifying postsecondary institution
Be enrolled at least half-time
Maintain satisfactory academic progress as defined at school of attendance
Have family income and assets below the established ceilings
Not be in default on any student loan
Not owe any federal or state grant refund
The Cal Grant A provides grant funds to help pay tuition/fees for California residents at qualifying institutions offering undergraduate academic programs of not less than two academic years.Awards are guaranteed for those who meet the program eligibility criteria.If a student receives a Cal Grant A award but decides to attend a California Community College first, the student may choose to hold his or her award in reserve for up to two years.
The Cal Grant B provides grant funds for access costs for low-income students in an amount not to exceed $1,551. This grant is to be used for living expenses and expenses related to transportation, supplies and books. Beginning with the second year of Cal Grant B benefits, Cal Grant B also helps pay for tuition/fees for California residents attending qualifying institutions offering undergraduate academic programs of not less than one academic year.Awards are guaranteed for those who meet the program eligibility criteria.
The California Community College Transfer Entitlement Award is offered to California Community College students who were not awarded Cal Grant As or Cal Grant Bs within a year of graduating from high school but meet certain requirements at the time of transfer from California Community Colleges to qualifying institutions offering baccalaureate degree programs.
Awards are guaranteed for those who meet the program eligibility criteria.
All applicants must submit a FAFSA and Cal Grant GPA Verification form by March 2, each year.