Teacher Education Program
Fellowships and Financial Aid
Member of the Claremont University Consortium. Claremont. California
How to Finance Your Passion to Teach
Graduate education is a significant investment in your future - an investment of time, effort and enthusiasm as well as money. The good news is that there are ample aid opportunities to help finance your passion to teach...and many of these opportunities can be combined!
Applicants are strongly urged to make a one-on-one admission consultation. This includes a personalized financial aid assessment. Schedule a personalized financial aid assessment.
Claremont Graduate University awards institutional aid on the basis of merit to support distinguished students in their programs of study.
Federal aid, in the form of loans and work study, is awarded on the basis of financial need. In addition, students may actively seek opportunities for financial support which might be available to them from foundations and other institutions.
Additional information about financial aid is available from the Claremont Graduate University Office of Student Financing, tel (909) 621-8337.
Opportunities for Preliminary Credential and MA Program
Scholarship-based Residency Program
TEIP Excellence, Equity, & Integrity Award
BA/MA Opportunities for students from the Claremont Colleges.
Need-based Residency Program
Math for America
Pulse Grant for Special Education
Get more information about these opportunities
Stafford Loan Forgiveness
Loan Forgiveness Programs
Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSL)
Perkins Loan Forgiveness
Get more information about loan forgiveness programs
Claremont Graduate University participates in the federal Perkins Loan Program and the federal Stafford Student Loan Program. These funds are available based on financial need as determined by the federal guidelines. For students who do not qualify for the need-based programs, other loan sources are available, including the federal Unsubsidized Stafford Student Loan and Grad Plus Loans.
To apply for loans, fill out a FAFSA. online. Call the Teacher Education Department at 909/621-8076 if you are unsure which year to fill out.
If you would like individual financial counseling to see how all of the above programs can work together to help you finance your passion to teach, please contact the Teacher Education Department. Schedule a personalized financial aid assessment.
- Direct to Clear. Candidates pursuing their preliminary credential plus MA in Education can double count one of the MA electives towards their Induction Program.
- Induction Program. All applicants receive a 25% tuition discount on graduate credit in the Induction Program.
- Autism Certificate. $12,000 fellowships available. Service requirements apply.