About the Scholarship

The California Student Aid Commission provides State financial aid for those who meet certain income, assets, and other financial aid standards to attend college. The program is intended to support individuals by economic assistance who is pursuing an occupational or technical program. The Cal Grant is a state grant program, administered by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), which assists low and middle-income students with tuition/fee costs. Cal Grant C awards assist with tuition and training costs for occupational, technical, and vocational programs. Students must demonstrate financial need and meet the income and asset ceilings established by the State Commission.


 How to Apply for Scholarship?

  • All applicants are required to complete a FAFSA form online or the California Dream Act Application to demonstrate the financial need.

  • In order to determine an applicant’s eligibility for a Cal Grant C, additional information must be provided on the Cal Grant C Supplement form.

  • The Commission determines you for the eligibility for a Cal Grant C, hence all candidates must complete the Cal Grant C Supplement Form and return to the California Student Aid Commission by the requested deadline.


Award Amount:

The scholarship award amounts to $3009 available to many eligible candidates per academic year. And it is non-renewable.

  • A candidate must use up to $2,462 for tuition and fees and $547 for books, tools, and equipment at any Cal Grant eligible private for-profit or private nonprofit institution.

  • And he/she must use up to $1,094 for any California Community College.


Deadline Information:

The Deadline date for this scholarship is on 2nd March 2020. All candidates are required to submit all official transcripts on or before the mentioned date.


Eligibility Criteria

  • An applicant must be a graduating high school senior at the time of application.

  • A recipient must be a resident of California.

  • A candidate must be a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen.

  • An applicant must be enrolled at an eligible vocational college, career college, or university in the state of California.

  • A student must be enrolled in an occupational, technical, or vocational program that is at least four months long.

  • An award recipient must meet the family income and asset requirements as determined by the state commission.

  • An applicant must plan to enroll on a part-time basis or greater.

  • This award is for U.S. students.


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