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Cal Grant B - Entitlement & Competitive Awards (For Undergraduates)

Name of Program
Cal Grant B - Entitlement & Competitive Awards (For Undergraduates)
Website URL http://www.csac.ca.gov/doc.asp?id=106
Description
Cal Grant B - Entitlement and Competitive Awards provide a living allowance and tuition and fee assistance for low-income students. Awards for most first-year students are limited to an allowance for books and living expenses.
Award Amount
Entitlement and Competitive types of grants. Maximum 1,473
Other Requirements/Conditions
Students who meet all the Cal Grant B eligibility requirements, and have at least a 2.0 GPA and apply by March 2 of the year they graduate from high school or the following year are guaranteed a Cal Grant B. Students awarded an Entitlement Cal Grant B must confirm their high school graduation at www.webgrants4students.org before funds can be disbursed.
Application Process
Go to the Parents and Students tab on the California Student Aid Commission Web site.
Deadline Date
Early March. There is a secondary deadline, specifically for California Community College students, early September.
Tax Credit
Yes
Target Audience
Veteran, Students and interns, Residents of CA only
Type of Financial Aid
Grant

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