General Financial Aid Requirements

Applicants must:

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 

Math & Science Credential Reimbursements

For more information, contact the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Program (TRRP) at or Alfredo Vargas at

The Math and Science Teacher Initiative (MSTI) provides support and helps guide future Single Subject Math and Science teachers through credential examination, preparation resources, and reimbursements.

  • All Single Subject Math or Science future teachers and credential candidates.

  • Students must be entering the Single Subject Credential Program (SSCP) the following semester upon the submission of their application.

All eligible candidates can receive the following reimbursements: CBEST, CSETs, Cal State Apply Application, Credential Program Application, and Live Scan.  

  • Email our office to fill out a simple reimbursement form!

  • By University policy, for each reimbursement, an itemized receipt(s) will need to be submitted, showing the cost of the exam or application with the name of the recipient.

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), provides scholarship opportunities for math and science majors and degree holders to support them in completing a Secondary (Single Subject) Teaching Credential. Scholarship recipients will benefit from a cohort support system, enhanced learning and professional development opportunities, and one-on-one mentoring from Stan State Math and Science Faculty.

Math and science majors who have attained Junior level status, career changers/returning students who have been admitted into the Single Subject Credential Program are eligible to apply!! 

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program will award annual scholarships in the amount of $10,000 in exchange for teaching service upon completion of a credential. Scholarships will be awarded each academic year and can be received by a recipient for a maximum of three years.

For more information, check out their website!

Applying for Financial Aid

Free Online Application for Federal Student Aid 

This free on-line application contains questions about you, your financial information, school plans and more. The site provides answers to frequently asked financial aid questions, tips for filling out the application and checking the status of your application.

Teach Grant

Financial Aid Advising

Contact: Financial Aid Office
Building: MSR 100 - See Map

Phone: (209) 667-3336
Email: Christina Goodeill

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 through email at or (209) 667-3336. 

Updated: July 14, 2023