Earn up to 40,000 Dollars in Stipends and Grants
When You Join and Complete CU Denver’s Master’s in Teaching (MAT) + Teacher Licensure ProgramSep 8, 2022
School of Education & Human Development staff will work with you to qualify and access existing state and federal dollars to help pay for the three semester MAT program. Let us help you determine if full funding is possible.
Funding options include:
$22,000 – Student Educator Stipends – Colorado Department of Higher Education
- This annual stipend for SEHD teacher candidates compensates for clinical internship expenses. You must complete the FAFSA or CAFSA and your expected family contribution (EFC) cannot exceed 300% of the maximum federal limit to be eligible for PELL grants. Students in teacher licensure programs are automatically considered for the stipend. If you do not meet the EFC criteria, students are encouraged to submit an appeal.
$10,000 – Educator Recruitment and Retention Program – Colorado Department of Education
- Teacher candidates who have earned BA degrees may apply for up to $10,000 in one-time financial assistance toward university costs. You must commit to teaching in a shortage area for three years in a Colorado public school.
$8,000 – Federal TEACH Grant – U.S. Department of Education
- Students taking courses in teaching, and who agree to teach full-time for at least four years in a teacher shortage area and in a low-income school, may receive up to $4,000* per year (and $8,000 total for graduate programs.) You must complete the FAFSA. More information.
- A number of scholarships are available to students in the School of Education and Human Development. Click here to view available scholarships.
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