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California Golden State ScholarShare College Savings Trust

Name of Program
California Golden State ScholarShare College Savings Trust
Website URL https://www.scholarshare.com/
Description
Everything you need to learn about opening and managing your ScholarShare College Savings Plan is located on this web site. The ScholarShare College Savings Plan is offered by the State of California. TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc. (TFI) is the Plan Manager.
Award Amount
Information is available on how to save through the ScholarShare for College tuitions and expenses. The minimum contribution amounts of $25 per beneficiary is discussed with a maximum account value of $371,000.00 for any one beneficiary.
Other Requirements/Conditions
Tax advantages are explained for the those individuals that open an account. Anyone who is a U.S. citizen can open an account and does not have to be California resident. However, out-of-state individuals are encouraged to check their own state's college savings programs for broader tax advantages first.
Application Process
Information on opening an account online is given on this web site.
Deadline Date
This is an open application. There is no deadline.
Tax Credit
Yes
Target Audience
Veteran, Students and interns, Have a B.A. or B.S. degree, Already have a teaching credential, Interested in teaching in a low-performing school and critical shortage areas, Interested in teaching mathematics, Interested in teaching science, Interested in teaching special education, Residents of CA only
Type of Financial Aid
Other

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