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Financial Aid and Scholarships

California Dream Act and Scholarships

Learn about your eligibility for some scholarships under the California Dream Act.

If you qualify as a California Dream Act student, you may be eligible to apply for privately funded SDSU scholarships. 

  • You must meet all eligbility requirements in order to receive a private SDSU scholarship.
  • Some scholarships have a residency or citizenship requirement  
  • Some scholarships may require you to demonstrate financial need
    • For these scholarships, you must complete and submit a California Dream Act Application.

Search and apply for SDSU scholarships for which you meet the eligibility requirements.

Interested in financial aid?

Learn about qualifying for financial aid under the California Dream Act.

About the California Dream Act

The California Dream Act of 2011 became law through the passage of 2 state bills:

  • AB 130, relating to private scholarships
  • AB 131, relating to financial aid administered by the State of California