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The following Financial Aid Presentation in Español​ is great Information whether you are attending Shasta College or another college in California. 

​Step 1: Apply for admission to Shasta College​
 Apply for Admissions at Shasta College and obtain access to your MyShasta Account.

​Step 2: Apply for the California College Promise Grant​
Submit the online application: California College Promise Grant (Formerly BOG Fee Waiver.) You will receive a follow up e-mail regarding your eligibility. 

Step 3: Complete the California Dream Act Application​​

Complete the California Dream Act Application. To help collect the required information on your Dream Act Application view the following:

  • ​The 2020-21 Dream Act Application is available online October 1, 2019. Apply Online today!
  • 2020-2021 Paper Dream Act application will be available approximately next week.
The 2020-21 School year covers Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021
Step 4: Obtain your High School Transcripts​

Contact your high school to request Official Transcripts to be sent to the Shasta College Admissions & Records Office.

​Step 5: Tuition Exemption Request Form​
Complete the CA Non-Resident Tuition Exemption Request form and submit to the Admissions and Records Office.  

​Step 6: Eligibility​

  • Once your Dream Act Application has been received by Shasta College, you will receive notification via the email regarding documents required to determine your eligibility for all California State grants. The documents/forms required will also be viewable in your MySha​sta Account under "My Financial Aid."
  • You will receive an email notification once your eligibility has been determined. Your award letter will be available to view in your MyShasta Account​ under "My Financial Aid" once final determination of award(s) have been confirmed.
​Step 7: Apply for Scholarships​
Apply for scholarships at

Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)

Empowering undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship:

Ayuda Financiera del Estudiante en Español
Este documento proporciona la informacion sobre ayuda financiera del estudiante y becas en español.

SPECIAL NOTE CA Dream Act vs. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
CA Dream Act is not the same program as DACA relief.  DACA does not confer a new status for students and does not affect AB540 status​.

If you are considered an Undocumented student, please visit the following page for additional resources that may be available to you: Resources for Undocumented Students