Cal Grant C

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

March 02

Awarded By

California Student Aid Commission

Award Amount

The award includes up to $547 for books, tools and equipment and up to $2,462 more for tuition and fees at a school other than a California Community College (community colleges don’t charge tuition and the fees will be waived as a Cal Grant recipient). Awards are renewable for up to two years, depending on the length of the program.


Approximately 7,700 awards offered annually.

Additional Information

The Cal Grant is a state grant program, administered by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), which assist 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. Financial need is determined using the following formula: Cost of attendance minus Expected Family Contribution minus Veteran's benefits (if applicable). For additional information about the income and asset ceilings, students should visit the CSAC website or contact his/her college financial aid office. Scholarship eligibility and actual Cal Grant award amount will be determined by the college or university. In addition to meeting the program requirements, student must also: have registered with the U.S. Selective Service, if required to do so; not owe a refund on any state or federal grant; not be in default on any student loan; and not have yet earned a bachelor's or professional degree.

Deadline Info

Additional information about this award is available from the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) website. To apply, students must file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAF ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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