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CA College Promise Grant (CCPG)

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California College Promise Grant (CCPG)

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CA College Promise Grant Fact Sheet

The California College Promise Grant (CCPG) is a state-wide program, exclusive to community colleges. Applicants must be California residents.

The CCPG offers the following benefits:
Waives Tuition Fee
Waives a Portion of the Parking Permit Fee

The application process is available through the academic year.
If a student completes a FAFSA/CADAA and are eligible for the CCPG, the award will automatically be posted for the student. If you are taking classes at both Cypress College and Fullerton College, you will need to add both federal school codes.
If a student does not complete the FAFSA/CADAA, they can complete an online CCPG application through myGateway. Select Financial Aid and then select Board of Governors Fee Waiver Application. One application will cover you at both Cypress College and Fullerton College.

The following outlines the three qualification methods:

1) Receiving monthly cash assistance
2) Dependent student whose parents are receiving TANF/CalWorks or SSI/SSP as sole source of income
3) Eligible dependent of a United States Veteran
4) Recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, child of a recipient, or a dependent of a victim of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack
5) Dependent of a deceased law enforcement/fire suppression personnel killed in the line of duty

Household income

Unmet need, through the completion of a FAFSA/Dream Act application.

TIP: You must re-apply each academic year.


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