California State Grants
WebGrants 4 Students (WGS) is your portal for Cal Grant. Please be advised the the California Student Aid Commission contacts students via email so it is critical that you keep this information current on your WGS account.
A Cal Grant is money for college you don't have to pay back. To qualify, you must meet the eligibility and financial requirements as well as any minimum GPA requirements. Cal Grants can be used at any University of California, California State University or California Community College, as well as qualifying independent and career colleges or technical schools in California.
There are three kinds of Cal Grants A, B and C but you don't have to figure out which one to apply for. Your eligibility will be based on your FAFSA responses, your verified Cal Grant GPA, the type of California colleges you list on your FAFSA and whether you're a recent high school graduate. To learn more about the qualifications, go to Calgrants.org.
Cal Grant Deadline
Student must meet program requirements and the filing deadline of March 2, for submission of your school certified GPA and your FAFSA for the Cal Grant program.
California Dream Act
The California Dream Act allows certain students who meet the requirements below to apply for and receive state financial aid at California public and private colleges and private scholarships administered by California public colleges. The Filing deadline is March 2.
For CA Foster Youth. The California Department of Social Services will verify your foster youth eligibility status. Check with the CSAC for more information.
The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
Customer Service Branch toll-free at 1-888-224-7268