Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships for teachers and educators.

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At the College of Education, we understand that training to become an educator often requires a full-time courseload as well as a significant fieldwork commitment. There are a number of financial aid options, including loans, grants and scholarships available to make it more affordable for aspiring teachers and educators to focus on completing their training. We've included information about some of those financial aid resources here. To learn more, please contact us or call the College of Education Student Services Center at (310) 243-3525.

To learn more about financial aid opportunities, visit our financial aid website.


The Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE) is a teacher incentive program designed to encourage students to become California teachers in a range of critical teacher shortage areas and in high-needs schools. Please visit the California Student Aid Commission site at:

COE Scholarships – Deadline Date is February 6, 2015.

CSU Systemwide Scholarships