Grants and Other Opportunities
Assumption Program of Loans for Education - APLE
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 several types of high need schools. Administered by the California Student Aid Commission, the program assumes up to $19,000 in outstanding educational loan balances in return for four consecutive years of qualifying teaching service.
Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $3,760 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Robert Noyce Scholarship Program
The Robert Noyce Scholars program aims to encourage talented Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) majors and professionals to enter into the teaching profession and teach mathematics or science at the secondary level. Each Noyce Scholar can receive up to two years of scholarship with stipends of $12,000 per year.
The American Association of University Women Sacramento Scholarship
Scholarships offered by AAUW Sacramento encourage women to achieve their goals and become valuable community members.