Financial Aid & Scholarships

On this page:  Learn about financial aid and scholarships available to students in SDSU's College of Education.

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For in-person guidance, visit the College of Education's Office of Student Services.

Financial Aid Resources

Note: For information about Federal Work Study and other types of student employment, visit our Job Seekers page.

Information posted here is only a partial listing of aid opportunities that may apply to your personal situation. Your best resource for information about various financial aid options at SDSU is the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

The Office of Student Services is excited to announce the availability of the TEACH Grant. 

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who agree to serve as a highly-qualified full-time teacher in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.

SDSU Preliminary Credential programs that qualify:

  • Multiple Subjects (both general ed and bilingual)
  • Single Subject English, Math, Science, or Social Science (both general ed and bilingual)
  • Special Education 

More information regarding the TEACH Grant is available at the SDSU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.

FinAid: The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid

Source of general information and online aid calculators.

Visit the U.S. Department of Education to find information on federal and grant programs, preparing for college, repaying loans, internships, jobs, and volunteering. Also find online filing of FAFSA form.

Scholarships

SDSU scholarships

Applying for SDSU scholarships is as easy as 1-2-3!  Your main resource for finding SDSU scholarships is the SDSU Scholarship Search tool (search by major/credential and class level).

  1. Search for SDSU scholarships online (see link below).
  2. Select scholarships for which you meet the eligibility requirements.
  3. Apply by submitting a separate online application and essay for each scholarship.

Explore How to Search and Find SDSU Scholarships on the SDSU Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships site.

  • Note: Scholarship deadlines vary. Please check due dates carefully when applying!

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Many organizations establish private scholarships designed specifically to encourage students to pursue programs leading to a career in teaching.

Examples include retired teacher associations and private educational foundations. These organizations will often put out a call for additional applications for their scholarships.

Facebook: In order to provide students with the most up-to-date notification of available scholarship opportunities, the Office of Student Services updates the College of Education's Facebook page to relay this information. Please "Like" the SDSU College of Education on Facebook to receive information regarding scholarship and aid opportunities throughout the year. 

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