Continuing Scholars

The re-application has three parts. Your application will be complete when IGCSF receives all of the following documents by February 15, 2020:

  1. Online Application
    • Personal Information
    • One Essay
    • Updated Financial Information for Student and Parents
    • Certification of Accuracy / Materials Release Form
  2. Most Recent College Transcript
  3. One page Student Aid Report (SAR) showing the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) taken from the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form.
Tip:  Begin to gather this information early so that you may complete and submit your re-application by the deadline of February 15, 2020.

1.  Online Application

You must complete the following components of the application:

  • Personal Information
  • The cost of attendance at the college you attend
  • Updated financial information about you and your family
  • Your work and/or extracurricular experience
  • One Essay
  • Certification of Accuracy / Materials Release Form

2.  Most Recent College Transcript

Scan and upload an electronic copy of a transcript from your current college that verifies a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher. (If your GPA is lower than the minimum requirement, you should contact your Liaison so that we might consider your application, taking into account your particular circumstances.

3.  One page Student Aid Report (SAR) showing the Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) taken from FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form.

The Scholarship Committee needs a current official Student Aid Report (SAR) showing your Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) to consider your application for funding.  To get a SAR, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

For the FAFSA, use this link:  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

Complete your FAFSA early so you will receive your SAR with the amount of your EFC in time to include it with this scholarship application.

If You Are Not a Citizen you will not be eligible for federal student aid, but you may be eligible for aid from the State of California or from your college.

- If you submitted the CA Dream Act application last year you should complete it again now. The CA Dream Act is unrelated to the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The application is now available at https://dream.csac.ca.gov. This should be done in time to upload a copy of your EFC with this scholarship application.

- If you did NOT submit a CA Dream Act application last year, please consult your advisor for the best current advice about the wisdom of applying for CA Dream Act funding. The application is now available at https://dream.csac.ca.gov. This should be done in time to upload a copy of your EFC with this scholarship application.

TIP:  The California Student Aid Commission offers resources and guidance for completing the FAFSA and CA Dream Act application forms:  https://www.csac.ca.gov

In order to renew your scholarship, you must first log in to your student account on this website.  Please log in to your existing account.  If you are having trouble logging in, please contact your liaison.

IMPORTANT REMINDER:  Scan and upload the requested documents listed in items 2 and 3 to your account before you press “Submit.” Documents received after the deadline of February 15, 2020, will not be accepted.
You should press the “submit button” on your online application only after you have uploaded all of the required the supporting documents. Once it’s submitted, you cannot go back to work on your application.
The re-application process will open in mid-December.