Financial Aid for Undocumented/Dreamer Students
There are many financial aid options for undocumented/dreamer students, both through CSAC and through colleges themselves

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There are many financial aid opportunities for undocumented/dreamer students including: Cal Grant, Chafee Grant, Middle Class Scholarship, UC Grants, State University Grants, California Community College (CCC) California Promise Grant, EOP/EOPS, some University scholarships and some private scholarships administered by campuses.

  • Cal Grant, Chafee Grant, Middle Class Scholarship
  • UC Grants, State University Grants
  • California Community College (CCC) California Promise Grant
  • EOP/EOPS
  • Some University scholarships
  • Some private scholarships administered by campuses

Application deadline for all Dreamer Cal Grants and most of the other aid listed above is March 2.

Dreamer Cal Grants include

  • High School Entitlement Cal Grant A & B
  • CCC Transfer Entitlement Cal Grant A & B
  • Cal Grant C
  • Dreamers are now eligible to receive Competitive Cal Grants

A Dreamer Cal Grant application = CA Dream Act Application + Non-SSN GPA

You must meet the application deadline and all applicable eligibility requirements to qualify for any financial aid listed above.

Get help on your application at a Cash for College workshop in your area.