The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) awards Cal Grants on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. CMC requires all students who are California residents seeking financial assistance to apply for a Cal Grant. To be considered for a Cal Grant, you must submit a GPA Verification Form that has been certified by a high school or college official no later than March 2 to CSAC. Forms may be obtained at your high school or college.
Cal Grant A is awarded to needy undergraduate students for use at an approved California college or university. It is renewable for four years.
Cal Grant B is awarded to students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds
Other California Student Aid Commission Awards
California residents should also consider applying for other awards offered by the California Student Aid Commission.