Step 1: CA Dream Act Application Checklist

Themes/Topics: Higher Education

Geography: California

Audience: Educator, Undocumented Youth

NOTE: The 2024-25 CA Dream Act is undergoing changes due to an overhaul of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). CA Dream Act applications should be available in December 2023. The priority deadline will be extended to April 2, 2024.

Complete this checklist to ensure that you’ve completed all necessary steps in order to be considered for all state financial aid, including the Cal Grant and Middle-Class Scholarship.

Remember that completing the California Dream Act Application is only the first step to applying for institutional and state financial aid. Make sure you are considered for Cal Grant by completing Step 2: Cal Grant Checklist.

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