Cal Grants

The Cal Grant program is managed by the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) to help California resident middle and low income students to attend college. Students at a California Community College may receive Cal Grant B or C.

  • To be eligible for Cal Grant B upon entering college a student must not have completed more than one
    full-time semester or 16 semester units of part-time college work before becoming a full-time college student and must have his/her GPA verified by his/her high school counselor.
  • Once a student has been in college for 24 or more semester units, he/she must have a 2.0 GPA to remain eligible for Cal Grant B
  • Cal Grant C is designed for students enrolled in a vocational program
  • To qualify for the Cal Grant a student must submit his / her completed FAFSA and have his/her GPA verified by March 2nd each year.

You can visit the California Student Aid Commission websites (www.calgrants.org and www.csac.ca.gov/) for more detailed information on the Cal Grant Program. If you have been awarded a Cal Grant, you can access your Cal Grant record at https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov/logon.asp.