Cal Grant High School Entitlement Award
For current high school seniors and recent high school graduates

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The Cal Grant High School Entitlement Award is for current high school seniors and recent high school graduates. Applicants must submit a high school GPA, FASFA or CADAA to the California Student Aid Commission by March 2.

Who is considered for a High School Entitlement Award

  • Current High school seniors and last year’s high school graduates
  • Students who meet the general Cal Grant eligibility requirements

Deadline to Apply

  • Deadline is March 2nd of each award year

How to Apply

Once you submit your completed FAFSA/CADAA and high school GPA you will be considered for the appropriate Cal Grant award based on GPA, financial need and college of attendance.

Cal Grant A

  • For low to middle income students
  • 3.00 high school GPA minimum
  • May be used for a program that is at least two academic years in length resulting in an associate or baccalaureate degree of 48 semester units or the equivalent
  • Can only be used for tuition and fees
  • If awarded at a California Community College, will be held in reserve up to two academic years until student transfers to a tuition charging institution

Cal Grant B

  • For low income students
  • 2.00 high school GPA minimum
  • May be used for a program that is at least one academic year in length resulting in an associate, baccalaureate degree or certificate of at least 24 semester units or the equivalent
  • Includes an additional annual Access Award amount (living expenses)
  • Sophomore through Senior years the student will receive tuition and fees plus Access Award at tuition charging institution