Financial Aid and Scholarships is dedicated to assisting current and prospective students pursue their education at Cal State L.A by awarding scholarships, federal and state grants, and other aid to assist with educational costs.
Information and Resources
The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office is proud to introduce the EagleQ system. This system allows you to save your spot in line and join the virtual line before heading to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.
Apply for Financial Aid
The 2022-2023 FAFSA and California Dream Act Application are available for submission as of October 1st of every year. The priority submission deadline is March 2nd. Students who submit their Financial Aid Application after March 2nd may be considered for remaining financial aid, dependent on availability.
Are you planning to live On Campus?
For commonly asked questions and answers about on-campus housing, visit the Office of Housing and Residence Life website.
To be considered for financial aid, you must:
Students with special circumstances can submit a Special Circumstance Appeal to the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office for re-evaluation. Appeals are typically reviewed in 2-3 weeks. Dury high peak processing periods review time may take longer. Once the review is completed, changes will be reflected in GET. If the appeal is denied, students will receive an email indicating the reason(s) for denial. To request a Special Circumstance Appeal Form submit a Financial Aid Advising Request
The CA Emergency Grant Application is closed. We are no longer accepting applications. The deadline to apply was 05/02/22.