Financial Aid Programs

Grants

Cal Grant

Who should apply?

  • Recent high school graduates

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA or California Dream Act Application
  • Grade Point Average (GPA)Verification

Annual Amount

  • $1,672 Cal Grant B
  • $1,094 Cal Grant C

Note: student must be enrolled in at least 6 units to receive a portion of their Cal Grant B or C. 

CalWORKs

Who should apply?

  • Cash aid recipients

How do I apply?

  • Visit the CalWORKs department for more information

Annual Amount

  • Varies

Community College Completion Grant (CCCG)

Who should apply?

No need to apply, will be awarded to Cal Grant B or C students who are paid for full-time student success grant award for the same term. The student must attend 15 units or more payable units per term or be taking enough units to receive the FTSSG and complete their education program in the timeframe set up in their Student Educational Plan. A cumulative 2.0 GPA is required.

Annual Amount

$1,500 ($750 for fall and $750 for spring)

Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education (CARE)

Who should apply?

  • Single, head of household, CalWORKs/TANF recipients

How do I apply?

  • Visit the CARE department for more information

Annual Amount

  • Varies

Chafee Grant

Who should apply?

  • Former foster youth

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA
  • Chafee Application

Annual Amount

  • Up to $5,000

Child Development Grant

Who should apply?

  • California residents
  • Enrolled in approved courses leading to a Child Development Permit

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA
  • Child Development Grant Application

Annual Amount

  • Up to $1,000

Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS)

Who should apply?

  • California residents

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA

Annual Amount

  • Varies

Full-time Student Success Grant (FTSSG)

Who should apply?

  • No need to apply, will be awarded to Cal Grant B or C students who are paid for full-time enrollment (12 or more payable units)

Annual Amount

  • $1,000 ($500 for fall and $500 for spring)

Pell Grant

Who should apply?

  • Undergraduates

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA

Annual Amount

  • $0 - $8,800 based on 2017-2018
    Students are eligible to receive 150% of their scheduled Pell Grant award in a single award year. 

Work Study

Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Who should apply?

  • Undergraduates seeking employment

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA
  • Federal Work-Study Application

Annual Amount

  • Up to $5,000

fee waiver

Promise Grant (Formerly known as Board of Governors Fee Waiver - BOGFW)

Who should apply?

  • All students

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA or Promise Grant Application

Annual Amount

  • Waives Enrollment Fee. Does not waive health fees or lab fees.

Scholarships

Scholarships

Who should apply?

  • All students

How do I apply?

  • Scholarship Application

Annual Amount

  • Varies

Loans

Direct Stafford Loans

Who should apply?

  • Students interested in loans that must be repaid

How do I apply?

  • FAFSA
  • Online Entrance Counseling
  • Master Promissory Note (MPN)

Annual Amount

  • $3,500 - $10,500

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