Scholarships, Fellowships, Grants and Tuition Waivers

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What KSOE scholarships are available?

KSOE Admissions Scholarships

The Kalmanovitz School of Education is excited to announce the availability of scholarships designated for newly admitted students to our credential, *master's and doctorate programs.

*Most master's programs are eligible

Important notes:

  • No additional application process is required beyond the submission and completion of your online admissions application and supplemental materials.
  • Consideration for admissions scholarships will be made at the same time your application is evaluated for admission to your selected academic program.
  • To be eligible, an applicant must submit her/his admissions application by the program priority deadline.
  • All KSOE applicants may be considered, including international students.
  • Awards are determined by each academic program and recipients will be notified by the academic program.


Lasallian Educator Fellowship Program

Lasallian schools are established to provide a quality education for youth, with a preference for serving the poor.  This program prepares educators for Lasallian schools in San Francisco. For more information click here.



Students pursuing a teaching credential are eligible for only federal and state grants.


Federal TEACH Grant

You may receive up to $4,000 annually. The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program was established under the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007 to benefit current and prospective students who intend to teach in a middle/high school that serves students from low-income families and in a high need subject area, e.g. mathematics, science, foreign language or special education.


SMC Catholic School Educator Tuition Waiver 

We offer a 50 percent tuition reduction for teachers, administrators, and counselors, who have been employed full-time for the past year in Catholic K-12 schools, colleges or universities or who have a contract for such service for the coming year. The reduction is available for up to six graduate units taken per academic year (Summer through Spring).  The Catholic School Educator Tuition Waiver Application form, obtained from the Kalmanovitz School of Education, must be signed by the respective Catholic school pastor or principal and filed at the time of registration. A new application for tuition reduction must be filed each academic year.


Saint Mary's College Library catalog

The Saint Mary's College Library has created a catalog as a resource for students interested in finding assistance with grants, scholarships, subsidies, Government aid, and loans.