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EOPS (Extended Opportunity Programs and Services)/CARE (Cooperative Agencies Resources for Education)


Renewable award available to California residents and individuals who are exempt from paying nonresident tuition. Individuals must be enrolled as a full-time student at a two-year publicly-funded California community college. EOPS students must fulfill program-specific income and educational disadvantage eligibility requirements. CARE students must be in EOPS, currently receive CalWORKs/TANF, have at least one child under fourteen years of age at time of acceptance into CARE program, be a single head of household, and age 18 or older. EOPS students may also qualify for CARE if their dependent child(ren) receive CalWORKs/TANF cash aid even if the student (i.e., parent) is not a cash aid recipient. Contact local college EOPS/CARE office for an application and more information about supportive services and grants. To locate nearest community college campus, see

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  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend two-year college
  • CheckmarkMust be at least 18 years old
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkRestricted to single students
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in California

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What you'll need:

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  • Checkmark Financial Need Analysis
Contact local community college EOPS/CARE program.
Address 1102 Q Street, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95811-6539