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 2013-14 Budget Act does not authorize any new APLE allocations (applications). This change also impacts the District Interns Program and the Credentialed Teachers Program. The California Student Aid Commission (Commission) will continue to process paperwork and payments for existing APLE participants (2011-12 academic year and prior), including participants in the APLE District Interns Program and APLE Credentialed Teachers Program. The APLE programs for students, district interns and credentialed teachers remain in state statute; therefore, the Commission will continue to maintain this informational Website for the use of existing loan assumption program participants (

COE Scholarships – Deadline Date is February 11, 2016.

CSU Systemwide Scholarships