Do not let the cost of college education be the main concern in making your dreams come true. There is a lot of financial aid available, tens of billions of dollars go out every year. All you need to do is take time to do research and apply online for grants or financial aid.
Cal grants is one of the best ways to get cash for college. Remember, its money you don’t have to pay back. One can check cal grants status by setting up your WebGrants for students account to access your information 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
Who qualifies for a Cal Grant?
If you are a graduating high school senior from California. Just got your GED. Meet all academic, financial and eligibility requirements, and be able to submit the two forms before the Cal deadline then you may qualify for a Cal grant college or career or technical school.
Unlike the Federal loan programs (Stafford, Perkins, Plus) Pell grants are provided to students based on a number of factors, which has a connection to a student’s “Expected Family Contribution” (EFC). Meaning, Pell Grants are given to students who demonstrate a significant financial need.
Today there are a variety of financial aid tools available for students, which includes scholarships, need-based awards, work-study employment and student loans. If you are interested to apply for a need-based financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA).