The financial aid application process for the Teaching Credential Program is much the same as that of the General Undergraduate Program. The following items are required:
Students in the Teaching Credential program can qualify for most federal and institutional aid.
Cal Grant recipients can request a one-year extension of their Cal Grant to cover their credentialing expenses. Students who are not currently receiving Cal Grant are not eligible.
There are a number of loan forgiveness programs available to those going into the teaching profession.
State Program California Student Aid Commission website for more details.
Federal Program Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program - FFEL and Direct Loan Programs
Apply after five (5) consecutive, complete years of full-time teaching
Perkins Loan Forgiveness Perkins Loan forgiveness is available to individuals who have served 12 months in eligible field. Perkins Loan deferment is available during the 12 months of serving leading up to forgiveness.
Kyle Ricedorff, Financial Aid Counselor