• If you are a 2020 or 2021 high school graduate, you may be eligible for a high school entitlement award in 2021-2022.

    • Complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA by March 2, 2021
    • File a certified GPA with CSAC by March 2, 2021

    Note:  All California public and charter high schools are required to electronically upload GPAs for currently enrolled seniors that do not opt-out.  Check if your high school counselor requires any action to send your GPA.   If you attended a private school, contact your high school counselor if they will send your GPA as they are not mandated to do so. If you are required to complete the GPA form, it can be found here.

  • CAL GRANT TRANSFER ENTITLEMENT AWARD

    This grant is for students who plan to transfer directly from a California Community College to a 4-Year University that offers a bachelor degree in the academic year that they are applying for the award. Deadline is March 2 and applicants must submit a FAFSA, CADAA and have a minimum GPA of 2.4.

    Who is considered for a Transfer Entitlement Award

    • Students who plan to transfer directly from a CA Community College to a 4-year University that offers a bachelor degree in the award year. There cannot be a gap in enrollment between attendance at the California Community college and the 4-Year University.
    • Students who are under the age of 28 by December 31 of the award year.
    • Students who meet the general Cal Grant eligibility requirements.
    • Students who graduated from a CA high school after June 30, 2000 and were California residents (or if you applied through the Dream Act application, living in California) at the time of high school graduation.

           OR

    • Students that did not graduate from high school, but were a California resident on their 18th birthday (if you applied through the Dream Act application, living in California) on their 18th birthday.

    Deadline to Apply

    • Deadline is March 2nd of each award year

    How to Apply

    Note: You must be transferring to Bachelor Degree Granting Institution in the academic year for which you are initially awarded a Cal Grant. For example, if you receive a transfer entitlement award for 2021-2022, you must transfer in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 to be eligible for the award. Sign in and check Webgrants to check your status. 

  • If you are 2020 or 2021 high school graduate, you may be eligible for a high school entitlement award Cal Grant in 2021-2022.

    • Complete the 2021-2022 California Dream Act Application by March 2, 2021
    • File a certified GPA with CSAC by March 2, 2021
    • Attended a California High School for 3 or more years, or
    • You attained credits from a California high school equivalent to three or more years of full-time high school coursework and a total of three or more years of attendance at a California Elementary school, California Secondary Schools, California Adult Schools, or a combination thereof, or
    • You attained credits at a community college, or a combination of the schools above.
    • You graduated or will graduate from a California High School or the equivalent by passing the General Education Development (GED), High School equivalency test (HiSET) or California High School proficiency exam (CHSPE), or
    • You have or will have an associate degree from a California Community College, or
    • You have or will have fulfilled the minimum requirements to transfer from a California Community College to a University of California or California State University, and
    • If you are without lawful immigration status, you will file an affidavit with LMU stating that you will take action to legalize your immigration status as soon as eligible.

    Note:  All California public and charter high schools are required to electronically upload GPAs for current enrolled seniors that do not opt-out.  Check if your high school counselor requires any action to send your GPA.   If you attended a private school, contact your high school counselor if they will send your GPA as they are not mandated to do so. If you are required to complete the GPA form, it can be found here.