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Cal Grant Deadline March 2nd: Free Cash for College

In February the Cash for College Coalition will be hosting workshops to help high school seniors apply for a Cal Grant, with many in our area.


Cal Grant Deadline March 2nd: Free Cash for College

Preparing for college is the start on the road to creating a better future. Unfortunately, the cost of college can be a great hardship, forcing students to put their dreams on hold, sometimes permanently. To help students and parents find ways to pay for college, throughout February the Cash for College Coalition will be hosting workshops to help high school seniors apply for a Cal Grant, with many in our area. At these workshops, students and parents can talk with advisors about financial aid opportunities, and fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application. The FAFSA is used to apply for financial aid from the State of California, federal government, as well as direct assistance from colleges.

Filling out this form is the first step to securing assistance through programs like the federal Pell Grant and state Cal Grant. Qualifying students who complete and submit their FAFSA by March 2nd of this year may be eligible to receive grant awards exceeding $12,000.

You can find more workshops near you online http://www.calgrants.org/index.cfm?navId=16or view a public service announcement here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxrklW214Xg

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact my District Offices in Santa Cruz (831) 425-1503 or Monterey (831) 649-2832 for more information. 

Here are some workshops in our area:

SANTA CRUZ COUNTY

2/5/13
5:30 PM -
8:00 PM

Pajaro Valley High School
500 Harkins Slough Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
Get Directions

Deanna Young
102-ext-3676
deanna_young@pvusd.net

2/28/13
5:30 PM -
8:00 PM

Pajaro Valley High School
500 Harkins Slough Road
Watsonville, CA 95076
Get Directions

Deanna Young
102-ext-3676
deanna_young@pvusd.net

 

MONTEREY COUNTY

2/6/13
5:00 PM -
8:00 PM

North Monterey County High School
13990 Castroville Boulevard
Castroville, CA 95012
Get Directions

Cesar Velazquez
831-582-3769
cvelazquez@csumb.edu

2/7/13
6:00 PM -
8:30 PM

Everett Alvarez High School
1900 Independence Blvd.
Salinas, CA 93906
Get Directions

Maribel Quiroz
831-646-4813
mquiroz@mpc.edu

2/13/13
6:00 PM -
8:30 AM

North Salinas High School
55 Kip Drive
Salinas, CA 93906
Get Directions

bryan robinson
831-796-7434
bryan.robinson@salinasuhsd.org

2/21/13
5:30 PM -
7:30 PM

Monterey High School
101 Hermann Drive
Monterey, CA 93940
Get Directions

Doreen Gray
831-392-3801
dgray@mpusd.k12.ca.us

 

SANTA CLARA COUNTY

2/5/13
3:00 PM -
7:00 PM

Oak Grove High School
285 Blossom Hill Rd.
San Jose, CA 95135
Get Directions

Binh Lieu
408-379-7698
lieub@esuhsd.org

2/6/13
2:00 PM -
7:00 PM

Willow Glen High School
2001 Cottle Ave.
San Jose, CA 95125
Get Directions

Kate Moody
408-535-6303
kate.moody@sjusd.org

2/7/13
4:00 PM -
8:00 PM

W.C. Overfelt High School
1835 Cunningham Avenue
San Jose , CA 95122
Get Directions

Bruni Martinez
408-347-5917
martinezb@esuhsd.org

2/12/13
4:00 PM -
8:00 PM

W.C. Overfelt High School
1835 Cunningham Avenue
San Jose , CA 95122
Get Directions

Bruni Martinez
408-347-5917
martinezb@esuhsd.org

2/13/13
3:00 PM -
7:00 PM

Mt. Pleasant Hig School
1750 S. White Rd.
San Jose, CA 95127
Get Directions

Annette Ruiz-Esparza
408-223-6790
annette.ruiz-esparza@evc.edu

2/14/13
3:00 PM -
7:00 PM

Silver Creek High School
3434 Silver Creek Road
San Jose, CA 95121
Get Directions

Evelyn Sanchez
408-347-5636
sanchezev@esuhsd.org

2/15/13
3:00 PM -
7:00 PM

Silver Creek High School
3434 Silver Creek Road
San Jose, CA 95121
Get Directions

Evelyn Sanchez
408-347-5636
sanchezev@esuhsd.org

2/26/13
4:00 PM -
8:00 PM

Lincoln High School
555 Dana Avenue
San Jose, CA 95126
Get Directions

Olga Morales
408-535-6303
olga_morales_anaya@sjusd.org

2/27/13
2:00 PM -
7:00 PM

James Lick High School
57 N. White Road
San Jose, CA 95127
Get Directions

Jacqueline Hunt
408-309-5187
jalhunt@ucsc.edu

2/28/13
3:00 PM -
7:00 PM

Andrew P. Hill High School
3200 Senter Road
San Jose , CA 95111
Get Directions

Jacqueline Hunt
408-309-5187
jalhunt@ucsc.edu

 

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