SOAR High School

Financial Aid

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FAFSA Website -

Opens October 1st annually


Dream Act Website -

Deadline is March 2nd annually


Cal Grant -

In order to receive a Cal-Grant, a student must meet the criteria and submit their FAFSA/Dream Act and Cal-Grant GPA Verification by the March 2nd deadline.

Create an account at AFTER you have completed your FAFSA/Dream Act, to see if you are eligible to receive a Cal-Grant.

Cal-Grant Opt Out Forms

Per Assembly Bill (AB) 2160, all seniors will have a Cal Grant GPA submitted electronically by their high school, to the California Student Aid Comission, unless a signed Opt Out form is returned to the Guidance Office (Rm. S3 for the purpose of this document) by October 1st of their senior year. Please see the English or Spanish version of this document below for more information regarding the process.

For eligible CA students whose annual income is under $80,000, UC's system wide tuition and fees will be fully covered during your first four years at UC (or two years if you are a transfer student) up to your financial need.
Blue + Gold students with sufficient financial need can qualify for EVEN MORE aid to help reduce the cost of attending UC.