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Cal Grants For Dreamers

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The application deadline for all Dreamer Cal Grants is March 2.

High School Entitlement Cal Grant A & B

  • Meet AB 540 requirements
  • Graduate high school or equivalent (GED, CHSPE) after July 1, 2013
  • Submit a high school GPA

CCC Transfer Entitlement Cal Grant A & B

  • Meet AB 540 requirements
  • Under 28 by Dec 31st of the award year
  • Attend a community college in the academic year immediately before the award year
  • Submit a community college GPA of 24+ units (2.40 or higher)
  • Include a 4-year college on your CA Dream Act Application

Cal Grant C

  • Meet AB 540 requirements
  • Enroll in an occupational or technical program

Dreamers are not eligible to receive Competitive Cal Grant A & B awards.

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 Cal Grants listed above.