Scholarships & Grants
Manken Family Teaching Credential Scholarship
Up to $10,000! The Manken Family Scholarship is available for our full-time Teaching Credential students in the Graduate School of Education. (A separate application is available for students enrolled in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing credential program.) Learn more and apply
Cal Grant Teacher Credential Benefits
You may be eligible for this Cal Grant Extension benefit if you were awarded Cal Grant A or Cal Grant B as an undergraduate AND will be enrolled in the Teacher Education Program within 15 months of last term you received the Cal Grant. Please visit Cal Grants website for more information. The FAFSA and Graduate Financial Aid Application must be completed to be considered for this grant.
Golden State Teacher Grant
The Golden State Teacher Grant encourages students to consider earning a teaching credential in special education and commit to teach at a priority school, in California for four years, within five years after completing a special education teacher preparation program. The program, initiated in Spring 2020, is a joint effort between individual schools and the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) that will award one-time Golden State Teacher Grant funds to eligible students enrolled in an approved special education teacher preparation program on or after January 1, 2020. Applicants must agree to all terms and conditions of the GSTG program or be required to repay the grant. Learn more and apply