In addition, many states and colleges use your FAFSA data to determine your eligibility for state and school aid, and some private financial aid providers may use your FAFSA information to determine whether you qualify for their aid.High school seniors graduating 2021 can complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA) beginning on October 1, 2020. Students and families should use 2019 income information in this process.Click below if you prefer to print the paper form of the FAFSA to help you collect information needed before going online to complete your application:FAFSA worksheet for 2020_2021 is here!Overwhelmed by College financial aid and how to cover college expenses? Fret not. Use this step-by-step guide to navigate the process. Click here.
Cal Gant awarding process
Application and GPA submission (Oct. 1- Mar. 2)
After a student has completed the FAFSA/CA Dream Act Application (CADAA), and their GPA has been electronically submitted to the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), the student will be considered for a Cal Grant Award.
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Application: Cal Grant GPA Verification FormHelpful LinksFAFSA: www.fafsa.govCA Dream Act Application: www.caldreamact.orgWebGrants for Students: www.webgrants4students.orgCal Grant Award Claiming Process Tutorial: www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=55