WebGrants 4 Students (WGS)
is the student portal for Cal Grant, Chafee and middle class scholarship awards. The California Student Aid Commission contacts students via email, thus it is critical stdents' information is kept current on
WebGrants 4 Students
Cal Grants are designed to assist low and middle-income families with tuition, fees, and training costs. Eligibility is based on a student's grade point average, student/parents income and a student's course of study.
Cal Grant deadlines are March 2 and September 2.
This program offers three types of state grants:
Cal Grants A, B and C
Cal Grant A
Cal Grant A recipients may only use the award at a four-year college or university. Community College students may qualify for Cal Grant A if he/she is considering in attending a four year institution. However, if he/she will be attending a community college prior to transferring, the grant can be placed on hold while attending a community college. Upon transferring, the student may then activate their Cal Grant to receive payment.
Cal Grant B
Cal Grant B awards at Citrus College are up to $1670 per academic year (2016-17 school year). This grant is for qualifying students that are attending Citrus College with the intention of receiving a two-year degree (AA/AS) and/or transferring to a four-year institution. Students must be enrolled in six units or more per semester.
Full Time Student Success Grant (FTSSG)
The FTSSG is an incentive designed to encourage students to maintain full-time enrollment status and graduate or transfer sooner. To qualify for the FTSSG, students must be enrolled full time and receiving a Cal Grant B or Cal Grant C. The FTSSG is $600 per academic year. This grant is available to AB540 students.
Cal Grant C
Cal Grant C awards are up to $547 per academic school year (2016-17 school year). This grant is for qualifying students that are attending Citrus College to pursue a vocational certificate (The program must be an eligible certificate program). Students must be enrolled in six units or more per semester.
*To check the status of your Cal Grant or to check if CSAC has received your electronic GPA and/or your paper GPA verification,
click here. You must create an account by clicking on the "create an account" link and provide the required information. This site will also let you update your address, view payment history, request a change of school, and also view the status of your Chafee application.