California College Promise Grant (Formerly known as the Board of Governors Fee Waiver)
California College Promise Grant
The California College Promise Grant is a program that provides assistance to cover community college enrollment fees. To be eligible, you must be a California resident or AB 540 eligible and must qualify under one of the following conditions of award A, B or C.
Applying for 2022-2023 California College Promise Grant
Submit your California College Promise Grant to email@example.com
- English 2022-2023 California College Promise Grant Application
- Spanish 2022-2023 California College Promise Grant Application
Last day to apply is August 11, 2023
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Types of California College Promise Grant Awards
California College Promise Grant A Award Requirements:
You or your parents must currently be receiving AFDC (Aid to Families with Dependent Children, or SSI/SSP (Supplemental Social Security Income/State Supplementary Program) or General Assistance/General Relief, or you are a disabled veteran or a dependent of a deceased or disabled veteran as certified by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Effective January 1, 2022, students who are a surviving spouse or surviving child of a deceased person who meet all of the following requirements:
- The deceased person was a California resident.
- The deceased person was a licensed physician or nurse employed by, or under contract
with, a health facility regulated and licensed by the State Department of Public Health
to provide medical services or a first responder employed to provide emergency services
as described in Section 8562 of the Government Code.
- The deceased person died of COVID-19 during the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency.
Eligibility also includes:
The surviving spouse or child was a resident of California during the COVID-19 pandemic state of emergency.
Documentation that the student's household annual income (including the parent's income for dependent students) does not exceed the maximum Cal Grant A income and asset ceilings, as set forth in Section 69432.7.
California College Promise Grant B Award Requirements:
You meet the following income standards:
California College Promise Grant C Award Requirements:
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About the California College Promise Grant
It covers all enrollment fees. It does not cover the health fee, student activity fee, lab/materials fee, and/or parking. Also, the Promise Grant eligible students get a discount on the parking fee.
- The 2021-2022 application covers Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022.
- The 2020-2021 application covers Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021.
You must reapply every year.
Yes, you can apply as long as you are determined to be either a California resident or an AB 540 student by the Admissions and Records Office.
If you come in person, we can process it immediately. If you place it in the drop-box or fax it in, and it is completed correctly, it may take a few days
As soon as possible, preferably before you enroll in classes.
Yes, you must apply for a refunds in the Admissions and Records Office.
- 2021-2022 August 12, 2022
- 2020-2021 August 13, 2021
For further information please contact the Financial Aid office at (562) 860-2451 ext. 2397 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.