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Completion of the California Dream Act Application is required to determine financial aid for California AB540 eligible students. Your application will be processed by the California Student Aid Commission.

The following questions will determine whether this is the best financial aid application for you or whether you should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Based on the responses you provided, you are eligible to file a California Dream Act Application.

Click the link below to begin your California Dream Act Application

Based on the responses you provided, you are eligible to file the California Dream Act Application and should not have filed the FAFSA.

However, since you have already filed a 2019-20 year FAFSA, you should file the 2019-20 California Dream Act Application, using the same information you listed on the FAFSA, by clicking on the Green Button "Start Application" below.

To finalize your Dream Act Application, you must also do the following:

      1. Complete the California Dream Act Application as soon as possible. To
          be considered for a Cal Grant, applications need to be submitted by the
          March 2nd deadline.

      2. Complete the G-55 Application Conversion Form and email it as a PDF
          document to studentsupport@csac.ca.gov along with a copy of two
          forms of identifications.

      3. Tell the college you will be attending that you filed both the FAFSA and
          the California Dream Act Application.

      4. If it is before the March 2nd deadline, file a Cal Grant GPA using the
          GPA Verification Form.

Based on the responses you provided, you are not eligible to file a California Dream Act Application.

However, you may qualify for financial aid through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Please click the link below to be redirected to the FAFSA website:

Based on the responses you provided, we are unable to determine your eligibility to file a California Dream Act Application.

We encourage you to speak with your high school counselor or an administrator in the financial aid office at the college you plan to attend for guidance.

Based on the responses you provided, you are not eligible to file a California Dream Act Application.

Since you have already completed the FAFSA, you should not complete the California Dream Act Application. The FAFSA is the application for federal aid, Cal Grants and institutional assistance. Make sure that on the FAFSA you have listed all of the colleges that you might attend for the 2019-20 year. If you need to add another college, click on the blue button below.