Financial Aid for Future Teachers

General Financial Aid Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a Credential student pursuing an education and career in teaching
  • Be accepted into an Undergraduate or 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 the Stan State Online Scholarship Application by March 2nd
  • Apply for off-campus (private) scholarships
  • Complete TEACH Grant counseling and agreement to serve

Financial Aid Incentives for Future Teachers

  • Pell Grant
  • State University Grant ( SUG)
  • Cal Grant
  • TEACH Grant (The Federal Student Aid TEACH Grant will support future teachers for up to $4,000 per year in exchange for teaching service in a high-need field. Minimum 3.25 GPA required.)
  • Middle Class Scholarship
  • Campus-based and private scholarships
  • Student Loans
  • Work Study 

Applying for Financial Aid

For more information on financial aid incentives eligibility requirements and application process visit the Financial Aid website, schedule an appointment with Financial Aid advisor Christina Goodeill,, 209-667-3336, or contact Tara Ribeiro with the Math and Science Teacher Initiative, DBH 307,, 209-667-3589.