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Scholarships and Fellowships

Loan Forgiveness/Grant Programs

Many other merit-based and need-based grants are available. Consult the resources of the UC San Diego Financial Aid Office for more information.

Planning for Credential Program Entry and Success

Students planning to earn their single subject credential will need to take the California Basic Educational Skills Test, as well as the California Subject Matter Examination for Teachers (or follow an approved Subject Matter Preparation Program).  See the UC San Diego M.Ed./Single Subject Foundations Program Handbook for more information about requirements of the UC San Diego Credential Program.

Teach California (Career planning help from the California Department of Education)

Certification Map (FAQ about teaching, teacher salaries, credentials)

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing

California State Board of Education Content Standards

Other UCSD programs for students interested in teaching 

Community College Cross Enrollment and Transfer

Professional Organizations for Math and Science Teachers

There's nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.

-Bill Nye