Cash For College Workshops

Attend a free financial aid workshop for help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act (CADAA) and Chafee Grant for Foster Youth applications.

About the workshops

Cash for College workshops promote various financial aid opportunities for students, including grants, scholarships, work-study jobs, and loans. Financial aid workshops cover a range of opportunities including Cal-Grant, Middle-Class scholarships, Programs for Foster Youth, California Dream Act Application (CADAA), and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA).

The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and partnered organizations host in-person workshops and webinars throughout California. CSAC’s¬†financial aid experts offer free assistance to students and families to complete their FAFSA or CADAA applications and answer any financial aid related questions. All workshops are led by CSAC-Certified Trainers and are available for free to all students. Cash for College workshop information can be found on CSAC’s website. There you can search for the closest financial aid workshop near you by city, zip, time, date, or workshop name. Click below to start searching.

Attention Educators and Trainers: Help students find and enroll in your financial aid sessions by registering them with CSAC. Click the blue button above and following the instructions on the page. For additional information and resources on how to register your workshops visit our Educators & Trainers page.