The chart below shows various sources of financial aid for those becoming California teachers and the people who can benefit from each one.
|1 - California Student Aid Commission|
|2 - Federal Student Aid|
|California Community College Financial Aid|
|California School Employees Association (CSEA) - Member Career Grant|
|California School Employees Association (CSEA) - Member Student Loan Reducer Program|
|California School Employees Association (CSEA) - Union Plus Scholarships|
|California State University Scholarship Programs|
|Financial Aid for Military & Veterans|
|Golden State Teacher Grant Program|
|Military Service Members - Troops to Teachers|
|Military Service Members and Families|
|Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program|
|STEM Teaching - Knowles Science Teaching Fellowships|
|STEM Teaching - Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program|
Colleges and universities often have federal and state grants giving tuition forgiveness for certain High-Need Subject Areas. Check with the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing approved teacher preparation program of your choice. Our Find the Right Preparation Program page gives specific California information helping you with your decisions.