What is the Student Success Completion Grant (SSCG)
The purpose of the SSCG grant award is to provide the student with additional financial aid to help offset the total cost of community college attendance, and to encourage full time attendance and successful on-time completion. Here is a video about it provided by the California Community College Chancellor's office. This award cannot be guaranteed as it is a limited fund. When all funds assigned for this grant have been disbursed to first-come first-served students, the fund can be emptied.
How much is the award?
- A maximum of $1,298 annually at six hundred forty-nine dollars ($649) per semester, or quarterly equivalent, for eligible students who enroll and attend 12 through14.99 units per term
- A maximum of $4,000 annually at two thousand dollars ($2,000) per semester, or quarterly equivalent, for eligible students who enroll and attend 15 units per term
Total grant amount is up to the amount of unmet need.
How does a student qualify for the SSCG award?
- The student must be receiving a Cal Grant B or C award
- The student must maintain federal satisfactory academic progress at the college
Must the student have a comprehensive Student Educational Plan (SEP) to receive the award?
No, however it is the intent of the law for students to have a SEP on file. If you have questions about your SEP, contact an academic counselor.
How does the student maintain eligibility for the SSCG?
To qualify for the SSCG:
- Be eligible for a Cal Grant B or C award
- Meet federal satisfactory academic progress (SAP)
- Have unmet need to receive the SSCG
- Maintain full time attendance