AB 540 Financial Aid

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Dream Act or FAFSA

A student's immigration status and residency status for tuition purposes will affect the tuition they are required to pay and the types of financial aid they are eligible to receive.

What Can I Qualify For?

 

Undocumented and Eligible for
AB 540/2000

 

*Includes DACA

recipients

 

Undocumented and Not Eligible for
AB 540/2000

*Includes DACA

recipients

T Visa Holder

 

U Visa Holder and TPS

 

Citizens & Eligible
Non-Citizens That Are

Eligible for AB
540/2000
*Excludes DACA recipients

 

In State Tuition

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Financial Aid Application

CA Dream Application

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FAFSA

CA Dream Application

FAFSA

Scholarships

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Installment Plans

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

If you are unsure about your eligibility, check out this chart from Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) that compares the CA Dream Act Application and FAFSA in more detail. Please be aware that DACA does not give students eligibility to apply for FAFSA or any federal financial aid.

If you filled out the incorrect application, please contact Catherine Custodio catc@sfsu.edu or Rose Carmona- Arbulú rcarmona@sfsu.edu, SF State AB 540/Dream Advisors for further information.

 

 

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