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CalGrant High School Entitlement Award Claiming Process– eligible students are required to satisfy specific requirements on their WebGrants 4 Students (WGS) account to claim their award.

Confirmation of School of Attendance: Students have the capability to select the “Confirmation of School of Attendance” link in WGS to confirm the school they will attend during the academic year.

High School Graduation Confirmation: Beginning the first day of the month of the student’s graduation, students will have the capability to select the “Submit High School Graduation Confirmation” link in WGS to confirm they have graduated from high school.

 Click here for a step by step video

To access your WebGrants 4 Students (WGS) account click here

General Information Regarding CalGrants:

  • To be considered for a Cal Grant, you must complete a FAFSA by March 2nd every year to be eligible for the Entitlement and Competitive review and September 2 for the additional Community College Competitive Review

Palomar will automatically send CSAC your GPA if you meet the following criteria:

  • Completed at least 16 degree-applicable units (class number 50 & above) at Palomar College
      • If you have less than 16 degree-applicable units (class number 50 & above) at Palomar you will need to contact your high school about submitting your GPA or if you have other college units see Manual Submission (below)
  • Have a Palomar College GPA of .50 or higher
  • Were enrolled at Palomar College with in the last 7 years
      • If you have not been enrolled in the last 7 years you will need to do a Manual Submission (below)

Manual Submission

You will need to submit a Manual GPA Verification if :

  • You have other College Course Work to include in your GPA – If you need to include other college course work to meet the minimum 16.0 degree-applicable units complete the Cal Grant GPA Verification form.
  • You have not attended Palomar College within the last 7 years

To submit a Manual GPA you need to do the following:

  • Email the Cal Grant GPA Verification form to the Records Office at records@palomar.edu.
  • Once received, Records will process the GPA and Financial Aid will electronically submit the GPA to CSAC on your behalf
  • The Deadline to submit is 12:00 noon on the day of the deadline

*Note: If you missed the March deadline…California Community College students are eligible for a secondary Cal Gant round– deadline is September 2nd every year

Important Facts about  your Cal Grantwhat you need to know.

Important Cal Grant C Information

Students must complete the Cal Grant C Supplement via WebGrants for Students to confirm program eligibility.

Cal Grant C recipients may only be pursuing an occupational training certificate or degree; To qualify, students must enroll in an occupational, technical, or vocational program that is at least four months in length, but no longer than twenty- four months, at a California Community College, an independent college, or a vocational/career school.

Palomar Majors that meet CSAC Occupation and Technical Certificate or  Degree Requirements, click here

Please see a list of approved Cal C Occupations, click here

Cal Grant B Majors & Programs: Students must be in an eligible associate degree program (.A, .S, .U, .X).  Certificate of Achievement programs (.C) are not eligible for Cal Grant B

Log on to your Web Grants 4 Students account to view your GPA and Cal Grant application status.
 Cal Grant Qualifying Institution Disclosure

Last modified on January 19, 2021
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