• California Dream Act Application


    The California Dream Act allows undocumented and nonresident students (U.S. Citizens and eligible non-citizens) who qualify for a non-resident exemption under Assembly Bill 540 (AB 540) to receive certain types of financial aid such as: private scholarships funded through public universities, state administered financial aid, university grants, community college fee waivers, and Cal Grants. In addition, the California Dream Act, allows eligible students to pay in-state tuition at any public college in California.


    Who can apply for the California Dream Act? Students who live in California and meet the eligibility requirements for a non-resident exemption, as well as students who have a U Visa or TPS status, can use the California Dream Act application (CADAA). Similarly, students without Social Security Numbers or students who have lost DACA status (or never applied for DACA), may still be eligible. The full language of the law and eligibility requirements is stated in CA Education Code 68130.5.


    CA Dream Act Application FILING DEADLINE
    March 2, 2021

  • CADAA deadline

    Apply to the CA Dream Act here: https://dream.csac.ca.gov/

    Virtual Workshops


    MEETING ID: 557 420 5383
    TODAY Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022 
    Wednesday, February 23rd, 2022
    12-1pm, 6-7pm
    Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022
    12-1pm, 6-7pm

     CA Dream Act Application Workshops

    Cash 4 College offers workshops, check out their website for dates and locations:



    Do you need Cash for College?

    Complete the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) now!

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    Learn about the FAFSA and CADAA application and get your questions answered via the Cash for College hotline!