A scholarship program called Cal Grant C was established to offer financial aid to the students who are citizens of the United States and are in the undergraduate level. Cal Grant C is open as well to the students who are residents of California, and are taking up a technical education at recognized university or college also in the state of California. In order to qualify for this scholarship program, the potential candidate is also required to be enrolled in a vocational training program that lasts between 4 and 24 months.
Part of the qualifications for Cal Grant C is that the candidate must reach a certain family income and asset requirements set by the state of California. This scholarship program is awarded by California Student Aid Commission, and the amount that it provides for its recipients’ books, tools and equipment reaches up to $547, while it provides up to $2,462 worth of financial assistance for other fees that includes tuition and other fees in a school that is not a California Community College.
The award is renewable up to two years and also depend on the duration of the program. There are about 7,700 recipients that are being selected each year for this scholarship program. Undergraduate students who are qualified to make an application to Cal Grant C may access the application through California Student Aid Commission website (CSAC). Before starting to apply, the candidate is also required to file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). FAFSA needs to be completed and filed with the federal processor up to March 2.
Another requirement is that the candidate also needs to provide an additional information on the Cal Grant C Supplement Form to decide on his or her eligibility.