Financial Resources for Credential Students

Last updated on April 22, 2013

Below is information that may be of interest to credential students. Please contact the organization listed on the document. You may also find a wealth of resources on the Student Financial Services (also referred to as Financial Aid Office) website. 

AANAPISI-SSOS/APIFSA Scholarship Application 2013

Cal State East Bay is one of a small handful of universities in the country to receive funding from the U.S. Department of Education's Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institutions Program (AANAPISI) to support a campus-created program called, Project "Student Service Operation to Succeed" (SSOS). SSOS, in partnership with the Asian/Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association (APIFSA) at California State University, East Bay, is proud to announce the availabilty of several scholarships: Two (2) $500 and Four (4) $250 awards; open to all students, all majors. Please review the form below for more details including eligibility criterion. The deadline for the application packet is May 15, 2013

Chicano Latino Staff & Faculty Assoication Schoolarship Application 2012 

Teach Grant

Earn $4,000.00 per year with a $16,000.00 lifetime cap for undergraduate/credential students and $8,000.00 for master's degree. You must teach for 4 full years, within 8 years of teacher certification, in a low-income school in a subject designated as a high-need field including mathematics, science, foreign language, bilingual education and English language acquisition, special education, and reading specialist.

For more information, please view the PowerPoint Presentation and Fact Sheet below: 

Noyce Scholarship

The CSUEB Noyce Scholarship Program is designed to increase the number of qualified math and science teachers obtaining their credential at CSUEB and going on to serve at high needs schools. Noyce Scholarships will be used to attract academically successful community college transfers, senior mathematics and science majors and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) professionals to become highly effective teachers in urban school districts.  Each scholar will be supported for $10,000 per year for one to two years and will be required to teach at a high needs school two years for every year of support.  For more information, please visit:

For more information about applying to all credential programs offered at Cal State East Bay, click here to learn about the admission process.

PG&E Bright Minds Scholarship Program

Pacific Gas and Electric Company and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (collectively, "PG&E") are offering up to $1,000,000 in PG&E Bright Minds Scholarships for undergraduate study to students who live in the PG&E service territory.

The program is administered by Scholarship Management Services, a division of Scholarship America. Scholarship Management Services is the largest U.S. designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals.

For more information and application information, please log on to: ttp://

California Retired Teachers Association, East Bay Division 2

One (1) award per student, per school, minimum award is $1,500. For more information, visit the Teacher Education website:

Delta Kappa Gama Beta Nu Chapter

In collaboration with the Delta Kappa Gama Beta Nu Chapter, CSUEB Teacher Education presents the Beta Nu Grant - in Aid Scholarship. Delta Kappa Gamma is a professional education honor society. Our Beta Nu Chapter annually provides one or more Grants-in-Aid to upper division or graduate students who are pursuing a career in the teaching profession. The grants are generally $800 to $1200 dollars, depending on the funds available and the applicants’ qualifications.

We have a Scholarship Tea Sunday, May 20th. If you are awarded the Grant-in-Aid, we would very much like you to attend the tea and tell us your plans.

The following items should be included in your application packet:

1.    The completed application form
2.    A personal letter stating

              a.    Your teaching career goal
              b.    Any training or experiences related to teaching
              c.    Your need for the grant (include anticipated expenses, unusual circumstances
              d.    Pertinent information that is not requested on the application form.

3.    Evidence that you are a student enrolled in a college program leading to a degree
         or credential in the teaching program 
4.    Two or three letters of recommendation from teachers or supervisors.

Applications are due April 11, 2012 and should be mailed to: Carole Woods, 1779 Margo Drive, Concord, CA 94519.

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