Financial Resources

AB540 students are now eligible to apply for California student aid. We've listed some tips below that will help you have a better experience.

I. California Dream Act

Students planning to attend a college or university must complete the California Dream Act application between October 1st and March 2nd of each year -

Steps for applying to the Cal Dream Act.

II. WebGrants Account

Constantly check your Cal Dream Act application status at

III. Student Portal

Check your Student Center and submit all required forms that are on your To Do List to the Financial Aid Office. Aid is limited and distributed on a first come first serve basis. Please complete your financial aid file ASAP. You may qualify for university grants, and California grants. It is highly dependent on how soon you complete your file with the Financial Aid Affice

Financial Aid Office
Joyal Aministration North Lobby
5150 N. Maple Ave
Joyal Administration #296
Fresno, CA 93740

IV. Fresno State Scholarships

Apply for Fresno State Scholarships at

  • Complete the Fresno State scholarship application and you may qualify for several Fresno State scholarships. You must complete this application as early as possible beginning October 1st of the year prior to your enrollment at Fresno State.

V. Private Scholarships

There are many private scholarships available that do not require residency. The following links are also recommended:

VI. Internships

Apply for internships related to your career: