TYPES OF FINANCIAL AID
What types of financial aid are available to AB 540 students?
The types of financial aid AB 540 students can get depends on their immigration status. Recently, the state passed the California Dream Act (AB 130 and 131) which will increase availability of financial aid. Below is a table that shows you what might be available to AB 540 students.
|Types of Aid||AB 540 Undocumented Student||Undocumented Student: Does not meet AB 540 Requirements|
|In-State Tuition||Yes, if eligible for AB 540||No|
|Private Scholarships: Check individual requirements for each scholarship||Yes||Yes|
|CA Institutional Aid (Scholarships from private donors held at College or University)||Yes, beginning Jan. 2012. Check with individual schools.||No|
|UC University Grant||Yes, Beginning Spring 2013||No|
|CSU State University Grant (http://www.sfsu.edu/~finaid/newtypeaid.html)||Yes, Beginning Spring 2013||No|
|Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver (BOGG)||Yes, beginning Jan 2013||No|
|EOP Services||Apply for 2013-14 academic year; Check with school for deadlines||No|
|EOPS Services||Yes, beginning in January 2013. Check with school for deadlines||No|
|California State Aid (Cal Grants; Chaffee)||Yes, Apply for 2013-14 academic year. Check with school for deadlines||No|