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


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


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


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
  • University of California System
    1111 Franklin Street
    Oakland, CA 94607
  • Association of Independent California Colleges
    1100 11th Street
    Suite 10
    Sacramento, CA 95814
  • California State University System
    401 Golden Shore
    Long Beach, CA 90802


Scholarship Information: