Cal Grants: are offered to FAFSA and DREAM applicants who graduate early and will not need their Cal Grant during the academic year. Award amounts will vary depending on the amount of summer fees. Cal Grants will be awarded mid-summer and will reduce your University Grant eligibility
Federal Work-Study: offered to on-time FAFSA eligible students who demonstrate financial need and request work-study on their summer application. The maximum award amount is $1800 (subject to change based on availability of summer funding). Students can work 20 hours per week.
The Direct Loan Program consists of low-interest Subsidized (need-based) and Unsubsidized (non-need based) loans funded by the US Department of Education. Loans are available to FAFSA eligible students. Additional information about the Direct Loan Program is available under the Guides & Publications section on the Financial Aid & Scholarships Website.
Loan repayment will begin six months after graduation or dropping below half-time enrollment. Accrual of interest will begin immediately after graduation or dropping below half-time enrollment.
Unsubsidized Direct Loans are available to all students regardless of income. Interest accrues from the date of disbursement but the extra costs of accrual can be avoided by making interest payments while in school. Continue reading Subsidized Direct Loans are available to undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need