Dream Act or FAFSA

Dream Act or FAFSA

A student's immigration status and residency status for tuition purposes will affect the tuition they are required to pay and the types of financial aid they are eligible to receive.

What Can I Qualify For?

 

In State Tuition

Financial Aid Application

Scholarships

Installment Plans

Undocumented and Eligible for AB540/2000

*Includes DACA Recipients

Yes

CA Dream Application

Yes

Yes

Undocumented and Not Eligible for AB540/2000

*Includes DACA Recipients

No

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Yes

Yes

T Visa Holder

Yes

FAFSA

Yes

Yes

U Visa Holder and TPS

Yes

CA Dream Application

Yes

Yes

Citizens & Eligible Non-Citizens That Are Eligible for AB540/2000

*Excludes DACA Recipients

Yes FAFSA Yes Yes

 

If you are unsure about your eligibility, check out this chart from Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) that compares the CA Dream Act Application and FAFSA in more detail. Please be aware that DACA does not give students eligibility to apply for FAFSA or any federal financial aid.

If you filled out the incorrect application, please contact Catherine Custodio catc@sfsu.edu or Rose Carmona- Arbulú rcarmona@sfsu.edu, SF State AB 540/Dream Advisors for further information.