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BOG Tuition and Fee Waiver

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Tuition fee waivers (commonly referred to as BOG-Board of Governor's Fee Waivers) are available at California Community Colleges for qualifying students who are California residents.

Students may qualify for a BOG Fee Waiver through the following methods:

BOG Method A

Qualifying applicants (and parents, if applicant is dependent) are currently receiving TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families), SS (Supplemental Security Income) or General Assistance/General Relief through the county social services department.

Students who are dependents of veterans may also apply for a BOG Fee Waiver by providing proper verification from Veteran Service Office.  If you believe you may qualify as a dependent of veteran, please request verification from Veteran Service Office by completing the application at the following link:  DVS-40

If you believe you may qualify for BOG A, please complete the BOG Application and submit proof of current assistance (e.g. - Notice of Action).

BOG Method B

Qualifying applicants (and parents, if applicant is dependent) do not exceed the following income standards, according to household size.

Family Size

Income Guidelines 2016-17
1 $17,655
2 $23,895
3 $30,135
4 $36,375
5 $42,615
6 $48,855
7 $55,095
8 $61,335
Each Additional
Family Member
$6,240

These standards are based upon the federal poverty guidelines as published each year by the US Department of Health and Human Services. Under Title 5 of the California Code of Regulations, the income standards for the BOG program equal 150% of the federal poverty guidelines for the base year.

 

If you believe you may qualify for BOG B, please complete the BOG Application.

BOG Method C

Qualifying applicants (and parents, if applicant is dependent) do not receive TANF, SSI, General Assistance and income exceeds BOG B income standards. These students, who are California residents, have:
  1. Filed a FAFSA or California Dream Application
  2. Listed Gavilan College on the FAFSA (School code: 001202)
  3. Have unmet need of at least $1104, based on 9 month budget

 

 

Last modified: May 26, 2016
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