Golden State Education and Training Grant (GSETG) Program
The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) is awarding the Golden State Education and Training Grant (GSETG) Program to support Californians who lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic with a one-time grant of $2,500 for reskilling, up-skilling, and accessing educational programs to get back into the workforce.
How do you apply?
Submit the Golden State Education and Training Grant Program Application below by logging in to your CSAC Account. If you do not have an account, please create one using the “first time user” registration option.
This one time grant does not require an application for financial aid, although it is strongly encouraged to have one to benefit from many other financial aid resources available.
First time user: https://gsetg.csac.ca.gov/register
For more information, please visit https://gsetg.csac.ca.gov/landing
- Students who were displaced from employment due to the COVID-19 pandemic and were not enrolled in a training program or institution of higher education at the time they were displaced from employment
- Students who have been unable to obtain employment that provides an average monthly wage that is equal to or greater than the average monthly wage received from their employment prior to the COVID-19 pandemic
- Students who meet the income and asset criteria to be eligible for a Cal Grant A award (pursuant to subdivision (k) of California Education Code Section 69432.7)
- Students who are enrolled in an educational program at an institution of higher education, an adult vocational or career training program provided by a K12 school or community college.