Scholarships & Financial Aid

There are many sources of grants, scholarships, loans, and loan cancellation programs for teacher candidates.

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Financial Aid

Scholarships, loans, grants and work-study programs — aspiring teachers have a variety of options to help fund their education​.

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  • Teach Grants
  • TEACH Grants

    The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant is a federal financial aid program.

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  • Cal Grants
  • Cal Grant Teaching Credential Program

    If you’re a teacher candidate who received a Cal Grant A or B and want to pursue your credential, consider applying to this program.

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  • Robert Noyce Scholarships
  • Robert Noyce Scholarships

    This program encourages talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to become K-12 math and science teachers. 

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  • Federal Loan Cancellation and Forgiveness Programs
  • Federal Loan Cancellation & Forgiveness Programs

    The Teacher Loan Forgiveness program aims to encourage more individuals to enter and continue in the teaching profession.

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  • Residency Year Scholarship​
  • Residency Year Scholarship​ (Closed)

    This scholarship was awarded in the 2019–20 academic year to aspiring teachers preparing to serve students in high-need schools. It supported a year-long clinical experience working alongside an expert mentor.

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