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Financial Aid and Scholarships

The following scholarship committees are looking for your application right now! 

  • The Marjorie Rose Warren Scholarship

The Marjorie Rose Warren Scholarship supports students at San Diego State University working towards their teaching credentials with plans to become public school teachers. The scholarship was established in honor of dedicated public school teacher Marjorie Rose Warren by her daughter and son-in-law, Betsey and Vincent Biondo.

The Marjorie Rose Warren Scholarship is open to:

  • San Diego County residents
  • Current San Diego State University (SDSU) students pursuing a career as a K-12 public school teacher
  • Currently pursuing their teaching credential and/or student teaching at a public school
  • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Have a demonstrated financial need
  • United States citizens, permanent residents or undocumented students 

This scholarship may be used for tuition, books, fees, room & board and educational supplies. Download information and application (PDF)

  • California Retired Teachers Association (CalRTA)

Area XI, pision 69, East County (San Diego) is accepting applications from future teachers. $1,500 scholarships available! Juniors, Seniors and Credential Candidates are encouraged to apply. Download the application form and informational flier today (PDF).

Search for additional scholarship opportunities through The San Diego Foundation at

Other Scholarships Available

This is not a complete listing of available aid options. We are fortunate to have many scholarship options for our students. 

For a complete list of College of Education scholarships, visit

Applying for scholarships is as easy as 1 - 2- 3!

  1. SEARCH for SDSU scholarships by selecting your major/credential and/or "All Majors" from the drop-down menu.
  2. SELECT scholarships for which you meet the eligibility requirements (listed in the description of each scholarship).
  3. APPLY by submitting a separate online application and essay for each scholarship.  

Questions? Contact us in the College of Education - Office of Student Services at (619) 594-6320.

Assumption Program Of Loans For Education (APLE)

The APLE program is no longer accepting applications however, the Student Aid Commission will continue to process paperwork and payments for existing (2011-12 academic year and prior) APLE agreements. 
Contact Info for the Student Aid Commission:

Telephone: 888-224-7268 #3

Fax (916) 526-7977