Students pursuing a teaching credential only are eligible for Federal and State Grants.
Federal Pell Grant
You may receive up to $5,550 in annual Pell Grant funding for the duration of your teaching credential program.
If you received Cal Grant funding as an undergraduate you can usually extend your grant for an additional 2 terms, up to $9,223 annually. Contact the Financial Aid Office to request CSAC form G-44.
Federal Teach Grant
You may receive up to $4,000 annually. The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program was established under the college Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, to benefit current and perspective students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.
Saint Mary's College Library Catalog
The Saint Mary's College Library has created a catalog as a resource for students interested in finding assistance with grants, scholarships, subsidies, Government aid, and loans.