Cal Grant Programs

General Cal Grant Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a California Resident or AB 540 eligible
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen or AB 540 eligible
  • Males must meet Selective Service requirements
  • Attend a Cal Grant eligible school
  • Not have earned a bachelorís degree
  • Not be in grant repayment or in default on a student loan
  • Not be incarcerated
  • Enroll at least half-time to receive payment
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress to receive payment

Cal Grant Program Award Types