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Chapter 1. California Student Aid Commission. Article 3.5. Cal Grant Alternative Delivery System Pilot Program. Commission Initial Contact Letter with Potential Grant Recipients.   

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To establish direct contact with potential Cal Grant participants upon timely filing of their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the Commission will send each on-time FAFSA filer appearing to meet the basic Cal Grant Entitlement and Transfer Entitlement selection criteria an electronic or hardcopy letter to provide information on the state financial aid application process and to specifically report on Cal Grant application requirements. The initial contact letter shall include, but is not limited to:

(a) An acknowledgement that the Commission has received the applicant's FAFSA information;

(b) A request for the applicant to open a WebGrants for Students (WGS) account to monitor his or her Cal Grant application;

(c) An explanation of the Cal Grant application process, including the requirement that a Cal Grant GPA be sent by the March 2 filing deadline;

(d) Instruction to the applicant to check with the schools he or she may attend and keep the Commission informed of his or her school of attendance using WGS.

Authority cited:

Education Code 69452


Education Code 69452

(Added by Register 2011, No. 3.)