The next filing deadline, for community college students only, is September.
Filing for the September 2, 2012 Competitive Cal Grant Deadline (Community College only) The September 2nd deadline is designated for students who will be attending a California Community College (CCC) during the 2012-13 academic year. To be considered for this award, you must complete the following three requirements by the September 2 deadline: submit a 2011-12 FAFSA, provide your certified GPA, and lastly, you must enroll in a CCC for the Fall 2012 term.
For the September 2, 2012 deadline for community college students, Cal Grant GPAs will be accepted only if certified by a school electronically or on the paper GPA Verification form. No transcripts are accepted. The fastest and most secure way for a student to submit his or her GPA is to have their school electronically upload the GPA directly to the California Student Aid Commission’s system. Please ask your school to submit your GPA electronically to the Commission by the September 2, 2012 filing deadline.
California Student Aid Commission for music, art, theatre and dance majors. you can get up to $9,700 a year to pay for college expenses at any qualifying California college, university or career or technical school in California. There are several different grants available with the March 2nd deadline each year. Available grants: http://www.calgrants.org/index.cfm?navId=11
who qualifies: http://www.calgrants.org/index.cfm?navId=12
Eligibiliy: a California graduating high school senior or recent graduate, or just got your GED, and meet academic, financial and eligibility requirements, and submit the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid ) between January 1 and March 2 and submit a verified Cal Grant GPA anytime between November and the March 2 deadline.
Cal Grants or www.calgrants.org