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How to Apply for Financial Aid

To apply for financial aid, students must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or a CADAA (California Dream Act Application). Students may also be required to submit their GPA to CSAC for Cal Grant consideration.

No supplemental application is required for UCSB Scholarships; students are identified automatically based on their UCSB GPA, financial need, and information from their admissions application.

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