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Governor’s Teaching Fellowship Program
Phone: (866) 824-7335 or Email: [email protected]
$20,000 to help pay living and educational expenses. Designed to prepare teachers to teach in low performing schools.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
  • Verified academic and employment record
  • Proof of admission to and/or enrollment in a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) accredited teacher education (non-intern) program.
  • Enrolled full time
  • Letters of recommendation and faculty/employer evaluations.
  • Interviews with program administrators
  • Commitment to teach in a low performing school

For more info. to to Curriculum and Assessment, Associate Dean's office KH D2010.

Federal Perkins Loan
Low interest loans at 5% made through participating colleges for students with exceptional financial need. The annual loan limit is $6,000 for graduate students (aggregate loan limit, $40,000). You’ll pay no interest while you’re enrolled in school at least half time, and repayment begins nine months after you graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time status. Eligibility based on financial need.


Teachers For Tomorrow Scholarship Program
Edison International shareholders provide twenty-five $5,000 scholarships to CSU students seeking teaching credentials at eligible southern CA campuses.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must attend a participating CSU campus.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time CSU student in a teacher preparation program (single, multiple or special ed. credential).
  • Must be in good academic standing with a cumulative undergraduate minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Must demonstrate financial need as determined by financial aid office.
  • One applicant per campus must identify math or science as an area of concentration.
  • Dependents of Edison International employees are not eligible.

For more information, go to the CCOE Associate Dean's office, KH D2070