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Grants

A completed financial aid application is required for all need-based grant assistance. Applying for aid is straightforward: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) after January 1 of each year. Adult Degree Completion Program students and Graduate students must also complete the ADC/Grad application for financial aid.

The table below lists priority deadlines for each form of grant assistance; it is advisable to apply in time to meet the earliest deadline for any form of grant for which you may potentially qualify.  

Students who are eligible for Pell or Cal Grants will receive their disbursement after the add/drop registration period.  All other financial aid will be disbursed during the first week of classes assuming the student is enrolled in the correct number of units.  Summer disbursement occurs at the end of June.

Dominican Grant

  • Who is it for? Undergraduate Day First-Year Students and Transfers
  • Criteria: Full-time enrollment and demonstrated need
  • Deadlines to Apply: March 2 priority consideration
  • Disbursement Date: The first week of the Fall and Spring terms

Dominican Graduate scholarships

  • Who is it for? Masters students in the School of Education and School of Business.
  • Criteria: Awarded by Admissions based on last 60 units earned.
  • Deadlines to Apply:  Fall admission: June 15 / Spring admission: November 15.
  • Disbursement Date: The first week of the Fall and Spring terms and the end of June for Summer 

Adult Degree Completion (ADC) Scholarship

  • Who is it for? Adult Degree Completion students on the San Rafael campus
  • Criteria: At least half-time enrollment (6 units/semester)
  • Deadlines to Apply: Rolling
  • Disbursement Date: The first week of the Fall and Spring terms and the end of June for Summer

Federal Pell Grant

  • Who is it for? All Undergraduates
  • Criteria: Annual eligibility
  • Deadlines to Apply: Rolling
  • Disbursement Date: After the last day to add/drop a class for the Fall and Spring terms and end of June for Summer

Federal SEOG

  • Who is it for? All Undergraduates
  • Criteria: Pell eligible; at least half-time enrollment
  • Deadlines to Apply: March 2 priority consideration
  • Disbursement Date: The first week of the Fall and Spring terms and the end of June for Summer

CAL Grants

  • Who is it for? All Undergraduates
  • Criteria: California state program eligibility
  • Deadlines to Apply: March 2  (for more information, click here)
  • Disbursement Date: After the last day to add/drop a class for the Fall and Spring terms and the end of June for Summer

TEACH Grant

  • Who is it for? Undergraduates who intend to pursue a career teaching in elementary or secondary school and Graduates in the MSED or a teaching credential program.
  • Criteria: Must meet additional federal eligibility requirements.  This grant has a service obligation and it will become a loan if obligation is not met. 
  • To complete TEACH Grant Entrance Counseling and the Service Obligation Agreement, please go to: teach-ats.ed.gov/ats/index.action
  • More Information: Please meet with a Financial Aid Advisor or view this pdf to learn more. Click here to download the pdf
  • Deadlines to Apply: Rolling
  • Disbursement Date: After the Entrance Counseling and Service Obligation Agreement has been completed but, after the beginning of each term


For more detailed information on above federal programs, please go to: studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/grants.jsp

 

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