Annual amount: Varies
Funded by: Your graduate department or an outside source
How to apply: Contact your graduate department or the Graduate Division.
Amount: $12,192 maximum for Cal Grant A renewals; $12,192 + $1,551maximum for Cal Grant B renewals
Funded by: State of California (California Student Aid Commission)
Note: Amounts are set by the State government and are subject to change at any time. You must be enrolled full-time (12 or more units) to receive the full grant award.
Who's eligible: If you're a Cal Grant A or B recipient who plans to enroll in UCSD's EDS program, you may be eligible for a renewal of your Cal Grant for an additional year, if you meet the following requirements:
- You accepted and enrolled in the EDS program within 15 months of the end of the term in which you received your last Cal Grant payment
- You're seeking your initial teaching credential
- You're not using the grant money for other graduate-level courses of study
How to apply:
- File your FAFSA and provide any requested documents before the deadlines.
- Submit a Request for Cal Grant Teaching Credential Program Benefits (form G-44) available from the California Student Aid Commission.
If you're enrolled in less than 12 units, you'll receive a reduced amount of the Cal Grant award:
- 6-8 units = 1/2 the amount
- 9-11 units = 3/4 the amount
- 12+ units = the full amount
For more information on Cal Grants and other EDS-specific programs, see a list of other EDS assistance programs (PDF).