Financial Aid

General Requirements

Applicants must:

  • be a Credential student pursuing an education and career in teaching;
  • be accepted into a Credential Program;
  • be enrolled at least half-time (6 units or more);
  • meet eligibility requirements for various Grants, Scholarships, Work-Study and Loans;
  • submit FAFSA by March 2nd (may apply after March 2nd for Pell Grant and Student Loans);
  • Submit STARS online Scholarship Application by March 2nd;
  • apply for off-campus (private) scholarships.


For more information on financial aid incentives eligibility requirements and application process visit the Financial Aid website, schedule an appointment with a campus Financial Aid advisor (667-3336), or contact Tara Ribeiro with the Math and Science Teacher Initiative (DBH 322, tribeiro@csustan.edu,  209-667-3589).