The Golden State Teacher Grant Program
The Golden State Teacher Grant Program (GSTG) encourages students to consider earning a teaching credential and teach in a high-need field, at a priority school, in California for four years, within five years after completing a teacher preparation program. The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) will award $20,000 Golden State Teacher Grants to over 4,400 eligible students across California, that are enrolled in a Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved teacher preparation program on or after January 1, 2020. Applicants must agree to all terms and conditions of the GSTG program or be required to repay the grant.
The GSTG awards will be allocated to CTC approved teacher preparation institutions based on the number/percentage of preliminary teacher credential recommendations the schools graduated, the previous academic year. College and University campuses will nominate applicants using their own selection criteria and procedures to identify eligible students. To apply for a Golden State Teacher Grant, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.