Students and Educators can use E4FC's California Dream Act Map to identify all the necessary steps in each phase of the application process.
Start your California 2017-18 Dream Act Application today at www.dream.csac.ca.gov. Be sure to list all school(s) you are applying to. Once you submit your application, check the Confirmation Tab every time. The information will be listed in red if you made an error or forgot something.
Remember that applying for the California Dream Act it is only the first step to apply for the institutional state financial aid at the CCC, CSU or UC. Complete this checklist in order to be considered for all state financial aid, including applying for the Cal Grant.
This checklist also helps students remember that applying for the California Dream as a high school or transfer student is the only opportunity AB 540 and undocumented students have to receive the Cal Grant. Students and educators alike should download our Cal Grant checklist to make sure they don’t miss any steps!
Learn how to effectively answer all standard questions found in this worksheet. These questions usually include household size, assets, information for tax filers and non-tax filers as well as requirements for dependent or independent students.
Figure out how California residency is determined for tuition purposes so you can plan accordingly and ensure your proper status is listed at your college or university.
Know the rules regarding California residency so you won't be surprised! This guide explains the different requirements for determining California state residency for tuition purposes and U.S. citizenship.
Men who are between the age of 18 and 25 years old, even undocumented individuals, must register for the selective service in order to receive state financial aid. Follow these easy steps so your California Dream Act aid is not put on hold.