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What do I need to do to apply for the College Fee Waiver Program?
  • Have a parent who is a disabled veteran (0% or more disabled); or

  • Have a spouse who is service-connected (S/C) deceased or rated 100% S/C disabled.

  • Be a child earning less than $12,752 per year (student's income, not parents') or $13,064 for academic year 2019-20. 

  • There is no income limit for a spouse or children of S/C deceased or 100% S/C disabled veterans. Specific age requirements must be met for an otherwise eligible child.

  • Attend a California Community College, California State University, or a University of California school.

  • The student must meet the in-state residency requirements as determined by the school
    Provide proof of the student's relationship to the veteran such as a copy of a birth or marriage certificate.

    TO OBTAIN COMPLETE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS assistance in applying for these valuable benefits, please contact your local County Veterans Service Office or your school's veterans office.

 

College Fee Waiver; CA Community Colleges
Veteran Services Benefits - FAQ

What do I need to do to apply for the College Fee Waiver Program?