Fact Sheet | April 18, 2014

Strengthening Cal Grants to Better Serve Today’s African-American Students

Cal Grants provide more than $1.6 billion in need-based grants to California college students. However, many low-income students are left out of the program, and the grant that the lowest income students receive – Cal Grant B – has stagnated.

This fact sheet details the extent to which African-American students are served by the Cal Grant program, and the ways in which the program can be improved to serve them better.

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