Student Resources

Numerous high schools throughout Sacramento County are hosting free Cal Grant application workshops in the communities of Arden Arcade, Calvine, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, North Highlands, Rancho Cordova, Sheldon, and Rosemont.

Parents and students can receive assistance with grant applications, including FAFSA*, the Middle Class Scholarship, the Dream Act, and Chaffe Grants from representatives with the Sacramento County of Education and the California Student Opportunity and Access Program, (Cal-SOAP). These Cash for College application workshops are open to everyone regardless of where your child attends high school.

Below is a list of the free Cash for College Workshops in the 8th assembly district.

 

Fall 2017 Cash For College Workshops

 

Thursday, October 5, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
San Juan High School
7551 Greenback Lane
Citrus Heights

 

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Calvine High School
8333 Vintage Park Drive
Sacramento, CA 95828

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Highlands High School
6601 Guthrie Street
North Highlands

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cordova High School
2239 Chase Drive
Rancho Cordova

 

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rosemont High School
9594 Kiefer Blvd
Sacramento

 

Thursday, October 25, 2017
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Encina High School
1400 Bell Street
Sacramento

 

Thursday, November 2, 2017
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sheldon High School
8333 Kingsbridge Drive
Sheldon

 

Winter 2018 Cash For College Workshops

 

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Del Campo High School
4925 Dewey Drive
Fair Oaks

 

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Cordova High School
2239 Chase Drive
Rancho Cordova

 

Financial Aid Checklists - these checklists can help you plan and pay for college.

FAFSA is the application for federal student aid like Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG), TEACH Grant, and federal student loans as well as state financial aid like Cal Grants. Most institutions also use the FAFSA for institutional need-based financial aid.


Additional Resources:

California Public Higher Education Institutions:

  • California Community Colleges
    1102 Q Street Sacramento, CA 95811
    www.cccco.edu
     
  • University of California System
    1111 Franklin Street
    Oakland, CA 94607
    www.ucop.edu
     
  • Association of Independent California Colleges
    1100 11th Street
    Suite 10
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    www.aiccu.edu
     
  • California State University System
    401 Golden Shore
    Long Beach, CA 90802
    www.calstate.edu

 

Scholarship Information: