Copyright © 2019, Los Angeles Times | Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Share
News

Cal Grants available to high school seniors

Assemblyman Dario Frommer (D-Burbank) is encouraging high school

seniors in his district to apply for the state’s Cal Grant program.

Forms must be postmarked no later than Monday.

Cal Grants can pay for a student’s entire tuition at the

Advertisement

University of California and California State University systems, and

up to $9,700 for private institutions.

A brochure detailing the program will be distributed to all

seniors. Applicants are required to complete and file a Free

Advertisement

Application for Federal Student Aid form, which is also used to apply

for federal financial-aid programs, including the federal Pell Grant.

Application forms can be obtained from high school counselors,

college financial-aid offices and the Federal Student Aid Information

Center at (800) 433-3243. The form can also be filed online at

www.fafsa.ed.gov.

In addition to the federal student-aid form, Cal Grant applicants

must also submit a Commission Grade Point Average Verification Form,

Advertisement

which requires a school official to verify each student’s GPA. This

form can also be obtained from high school counselors and college

financial aid offices.

For more information on the Cal Grant program, call Frommer’s

office at 240-6330.

Molly Shore


Advertisement