California Financial Aid

Financial Aid Deadlines
For initial awards - March 2, 2014
For additional community college awards - September 2, 2014 - date postmarked

California Financial Aid Websites
California Student Aid Commission
A great place to start for California residents seeking financial aid for higher education. Get the facts you need to learn how to apply for the Cal Grants program.

California Governor's Scholarship Programs (State of California)
California students who demonstrate high academic achievement in math and sciences can earn scholarships for college from the state! Get more information on how to qualify for these scholarships.

Golden State ScholarShare College Savings Trust (State of California)
California offers families a college savings program based on IRS rules for qualified tuition programs that can help California families and others save in order to meet the increasing costs of higher education.

Capital Fellows Programs
The Capital Fellows Programs are nationally recognized graduate fellowships, sponsored by the Center for California Studies at Sacramento State. Fellows work in the California State Assembly, Senate, Executive Branch or within the California Court System.

Important: State forms do not replace filling out the FAFSA. You must fill out the FAFSA to receive federal student aid.

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