Press Release/Statement | April 8, 2013

New Report Finds Many Low-Income College Students Do Not Get Cal Grants

The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) and more than a dozen other student, civil rights, business, and college access organizations today released a new analysis of how Cal Grants could better serve low-income college students. The Cal Grant program provides $1.5 billion in need-based grant aid that each year helps hundreds of thousands of Californians pay for college. However, the report finds that many needy college students either do not receive Cal Grants or receive less than others with more resources.

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