CAL GRANT APPLICATION
Types of Cal Grants

There are three types of Cal Grants available:

Cal Grant A

Will help pay for tuition and fees at four-year colleges

Award amounts vary by type of college-for 2007-2008, Cal Grants were up to $6,636 at a University of California campus, up to $2,772 at a California State University campus and up to $9,708 at independent colleges

Has a GPA requirement. If youíre applying using your high school GPA, you must have at least a 3.0 GPA; if applying using your college GPA, you must have at least a 2.4 GPA

Requires that your course of study leads directly to an associate or bachelorís degree, or qualify you for transfer from a community college to a bachelorís degree program
Cal Grant B

Provides a living allowance of up to $1,551, in addition to tuition and fee assistance after the first year, at a two- or four-year college

Pays most first-year students a living allowance only, which may be used to pay living expenses, books, supplies and transportation, as well as tuition and fees

When renewed or awarded beyond your first year, youíll receive the living allowance as well as a tuition and fee award (up to $6,636 at a UC campus, up to $2,772 at a CSU campus and up to $9,708 at independent colleges for 2007-2008)

Requires at least a 2.0 GPA
Cal Grant C

Assists with the costs of a technical or career education

Provides up to $576 for books, tools and equipment-and up to $2,592 more for tuition and fees if youíll be attending a school other than a California Community College (community colleges donít charge tuition and your fees will be waived as a Cal Grant recipient)

Is available for up to two years

If you qualify for the Cal Grant C, youíll receive a Cal Grant C Supplement form in the mail in late April, which must be completed and returned by the stated deadline. It is encouraged to submit a GPA verification form and a counselorís or employerís review of your completed Supplement.
 

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