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California College Promise Grant (BOGW)

Beginning the 2018/2019 aid year, the Board of Governors Fee Waiver (BOGW) will be called the California College Promise Grant. The California College Promise Grant is a state sponsored program which waives enrollment fees for qualifying students. Health fees, Student Center Fees & Rep Fees are not waived under California College Promise Grant.
 2017-2018 Online California College Promise Grant (BOGW) Application is Available on eServices!

Basic Program Information:

  • Open to California residents, eligible AB 540 and AB 1899 students as determined by the Admissions Office;
  • Meet minimum academic and progress standards;
  • Meet criteria listed for at least one of the California College Promise Grant types shown below;
  • California College Promise Grant is a fee waiver that covers Fall through Summer semesters
  • Awards can be confirmed online through eSerivces, “View Financial Aid” link;
  • California College Promise Grant is not awarded retroactively after the semester ends;
  • Enrollment fees paid by the student are refunded after the refund deadline if a waiver is approved during the semester.
  • It does not cover books or any other fees. It only waives the $46/per unit enrollment fees

 

Apply for the California College Promise Grant online:
You will be directed to Student eServices– After Signing in, select “Apply for California Promise Grant” link under the Financial Aid menu

CA College Promise Grant A:

Is for students receiving cash assistance from TANF/CalWORKs, SSI/SSP, General Assistance. 

  • Proof of benefits dated within the last 60 days must be submitted to verify eligibility. 
  • Eligible for reduced parking permit ($20/semester) .  No refunds for a permit already purchased prior to receiving CA College Promise Grant

CA College Promise Grant B:

Is for students who meet strict low-income criteria.  It is based on the previous year’s income.  If you do not meet the independent criteria (see CA College Promise Grant application for criteria), you will use your parents income to qualify.

  • Eligible for reduced parking permit ($20/semester) .  No refunds for a permit already purchased prior to receiving CA College Promise Grant

CA College Promise Grant C:

Students must have at least $1104 in financial need. Requires filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). No additional application required.

  • Students are automatically considered for a BOGW-C.
  • Eligible for reduced parking permit ($20/semester) .  No refunds for a permit already purchased prior to receiving CA College Promise Grant
Special Classifications: Proof of eligibility from the appropriate agency is required.  Click on the links below for more information.

Dependents of California National Guard members
Dependents of veterans
Congressional Medal of Honor recipients and their dependents
Surviving dependents of the September 11, 2001 attacks
Dependents of law enforcement or fire suppression personnel

Last modified on September 14, 2018