AB 130 would allow students that meet the in-state tuition requirements to apply for and receive specified financial aid programs administered by California’s public colleges and universities.
The types of aid these students would be eligible for include:
- Board of Governors (BOG) Fee Waiver, and
- Institutional Student Aid: Student aid program administered by the attending college or university (i.e. State University Grant, UC Grant)
AB 131 would allow students that meet the in-state tuition requirements to apply for and receive Cal Grants by California’s public colleges and universities. These students would not be eligible to apply or receive any Competitive Cal Grant unless funding remains available after all California resident students have received Competitive awards that they are eligible for.
Eligible students are those who may qualify for in-state tuition at public colleges and universities in California (California Education Code §68130.5) and meet ALL of the following requirements:
1. Secondary school attendance in California for three or more years; at least one year of which shall have been at a California high school.
2. Graduation from a California secondary school or attainment of the equivalent thereof.
3. If undocumented, the filing of an affidavit with the college or university stating that they have applied for a lawful immigration status or will apply as soon as they are eligible to do so.