How to make a university education affordable with financial aid and scholarships.
- Grants?are primarily awarded based on a student's financial need and don't have to be repaid.
- Scholarships?are awarded to students based on exceptional merit.
- Work-Study?awards allow eligible students to earn money through employment.
- Loans?are financial aid awards that must be repaid with interest after graduation.
Get help with your costs:
- The University of California Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan?covers the UC tuition and student services fee ($12,570) for eligible California undergraduates with annual family incomes of up to $80,000.
- The UC Davis?Aggie Grant Plan?awards about $3,771 annually to eligible California undergraduates whose annual family incomes are between $80,000 and $120,000.
- The?California Middle Class Scholarship provides awards to undergraduates based on a sliding scale for family incomes up to $171,000, with a maximum annual household asset amount of $171,000.
- To be considered for financial aid, you must file either the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application. For full financial aid eligibility and consideration, be sure to file your application each year by the March 2 priority deadline.