Cal Grant deadline looming

February 05, 2002

Gov. Gray Davis wants high school students to know that February is

Cal Grant month -- and is launching a comprehensive effort to inform

students about the grants and help them apply by the March 2 deadline.

"California has the most generous financial aid program in the nation

based on merit," Davis said in a statement.

Under the Cal Grant expansion program, signed by Davis in 2000, every

college-bound student who qualifies in time will get a Cal Grant of up to


$9,700 per year for tuition or fees at qualifying California colleges or


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