Apply by March 2

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For more information on the California Dream Act including the application worksheet, Spanish paper version and other useful forms, visit the CA Dream Act Resources Page.


  • To apply for a Cal Grant submit a California Dream Act Application by March 2 .
  • Due to scheduled site maintenance, the on-line California Dream Act Application will be unavailable every Wednesday and Sunday from 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. (PST). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
  • New to The California Dream Act?

    Select this option if you:
    • Have never filed a CA Dream Act Application
    • Want to start a new CA Dream Act Application
    • Are ready to get started
  • Provide a Parent Signature

    Select this option if you:
    • Need to request Parent PIN
    • Forgot your Parent PIN
    • Need to sign your Student's application
  • Returning User?

    Select this option if you want to:
    • Continue or renew your CA Dream Act Application
    • Update or correct current CA Dream Act Application
    • View your Student Aid Report (SAR) and more...

The California Student Aid Commission has strict security and confidentiality policies and procedures in place to protect the integrity and confidentiality of student records. The California Student Aid Commission has not now, or in the past, shared any information which would indicate a student's immigration status, either documented or undocumented. The California Student Aid Commission also adheres to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99), a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.

Pursuant to section 502 of the California Penal Code and Public Law 99-474, Title 18, United States Code unauthorized access to applicant information will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.