Student Resources

2019 Cash for College GraphicNumerous 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.

Deadline to Apply for Grants for the 2019/2020 school year is March 2, 2019

Cash for College Workshops, Fall 2018

Tuesday, October 9, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Highlands High School
6601 Guthrie Street
North Highlands

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Cordova High School
2239 Chase Drive
Rancho Cordova

Thursday, October 25, 2018
5:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Sheldon High School
8333 Kingsbridge Drive

Tuesday, October 30, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Rosemont High School
9594 Kiefer Blvd

Thursday, November 1, 2018
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Del Campo High School
4925 Dewey Drive
Fair Oaks

Winter 2019 Cash For College Workshops

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Calvine High School
8333 Vintage Park Drive

Thursday, January 24, 2019
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Foothill High School
5000 McCloud Dr,

Please view the flyer for a full list of Cash for College Workshops in Sacramento County.

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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


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