University of California Blue and Gold Grant

Basic Eligibility Requirements

  • California residents who are U.S. Citizens, eligible non-citizens, or meet AB540 eligibility criteria
  • Family income below $80,000
  • Have financial need, as determined for federal need-based aid

Annual Amount

Varies, will cover systemwide registration fees that are not already covered by other gift aid.

Enrollment Requirements

At least half-time status.

For Grant Information or Requirements

Visit University of California, Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan.

Lifetime Limit

Be in your first four years as a UC undergraduate (first two for transfer students).

Please note

Non-CA Residents admitted effective Fall 2016 and after are not eligible for these awards.

Can I get help paying my fees?

If your parents make less than $80,000, your systemwide tuition and fees will be covered by the Blue and Gold Opportunity Plan. And that's just a start.