- Cal Grant A
- Applicants must be California residents who are attending or plan to attend an eligible California college or university pursuing at least two years of coursework.
- They must enroll for no less than half time and meet program income requirements.
- They may not have already earned a bachelor's degree or higher, and they must not be in default on a student loan or owe a grant repayment without having made satisfactory arrangements for repayment.
- Students with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who meet all requirements will receive an entitlement award, and students with a GPA of at least 2.4 may apply for a competitive award.