Available Aid

California Dream Act Types of Aid

Several types of state and institutional aid are available to AB 540 students as a result of the California Dream Act.

Board of Governors Fee Waiver Beginning Fall 2012 for terms starting on or after January 1, 2013 Financial Aid office Waives community college enrollment fees for eligible students BOG Fee Waiver Form or California Dream Application*

Assistance from EOPS, CARE or CalWORKs Beginning Fall 2012 for terms starting on or after January 1, 2013 EOPS/CARE or CalWORKs offices Varies; may include services such as tutoring, book vouchers or other types of financial aid for those who meet specific eligibility requirements Institutional application(s)

Cal Grant A or Cal Grant B Community College Transfer Entitlement January 1 – March 2, 2013 for the Fall 2013 term Financial Aid Office, or California Student Aid Commission Grant award covering tuition and education-related expenses when transferring to an eligible Baccalaureate degree granting institution. California Dream Application* and GPA Verification Form

Cal Grant B -Entitlement January 1 – March 2, 2013 for the Fall 2013 term Financial Aid Office, or California Student Aid Commission Grant award covering education-related expenses for recent high school graduates California Dream Application* and GPA Verification Form

Cal Grant C January 1 – March 2, 2013 for the Fall 2013 term Financial Aid Office, or California Student Aid Commission Grant award covering education-related expenses for occupational or career technical programs. California Dream Application*, Cal Grant C Supplemental Application and High School or Community College GPA Verification Form

Chafee Grant Apply as soon as possible (awards are limited) College Financial Aid office or the California Student Aid Commission Grant award covering education-related expenses for foster youth California Dream Application* and Chafee Grant Application

Scholarships Apply by stated deadlines.  Visit the Mt. SAC Scholarship Program for more information on institutional awards.

* To apply for any or all of the financial aid programs requiring the California Dream Application, you only need to complete and submit ONE application.