California Dream Act

Get Help:  California Dream Act Application Labs

Click here for dates and times:  Financial Aid Application Labs

Step 1:  Determine if you are AB540 Eligible

Step 2:  Submit Dream Act Application

Once you have been determined AB540 eligible, please complete either Option 1 or 2:

Option 1

Option 2: 

Cal Grant Information

California Dream Act Information

The California Dream Act of 2011 was passed into laws AB 130 and AB 131.  At Skyline College these laws allow AB 540 eligible students to apply for and receive several types of financial aid, including:

Who is an AB540 Student?

  • Attended a California high school for at least three years;
  • Graduated from a California high school or
  • Received a GED or passed the California High School Proficiency Exam;
  • Are registered or enrolled at a California community college and
  • If required, complete an affidavit saying you have filed (or will file when you are eligible to do so) for legal immigration status

¿Qué es la ley AB540?

For more information:

Additional Resources

For information on how to support undocumented students in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship, please visit Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC) at


If you have already submitted a CA Dream Act Application and have questions, please contact:
California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) at: or 888-224-7268

Please email: 
Elisabeth Osai, Cal Grant Specialist at


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