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Office of Financial Aid
Knoles Hall, 1st Floor
Mailing Address:
University of the Pacific
Office of Financial Aid
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Financial Aid Important Dates 

Pacific's school code for
the FAFSA is:

Financial Aid for Education

At Benerd we work hard to make sure that every student admitted to our program has access to the full array of loans, grants and scholarships. Don't let concern over finances keep you from enjoying the benefits of a Pacific education. Pacific is committed to making your education affordable. In fact, nearly 83.9% of students at the University of the Pacific are receiving Financial Aid, averaging more than $26,000. Benerd School of Education offers generous scholarship programs to most students, which reduces tuition by up to 33%.

Gladys L. Benerd School of Education Endowed Scholarships
The Gladys L. Benerd School of Education is privileged to award more than 40 different scholarships to deserving and meritorious students each year. Behind each scholarship is a unique and individual story. Often these scholarships represent a family or organization's wish to honor the legacy of a colleague's work, the life of a loved one, or their own wish to contribute in a meaningful way to their community. Regardless of the motivation of the donor, the Benerd School could not continue its work of preparing future education professionals without the commitment and generosity of our donors.

Apply for 2017-18 Scholarships in the Benerd School of Education

Cal Grant Teaching Credential Program
Cal Grant A and B recipients who plan to enroll in a teaching credential program may be eligible to renew their Cal Grant award for an additional year. The additional year of payment is provided to students who are seeking an initial teaching credential and cannot be used for other graduate level courses of study. 
Project Teach Graduate Tuition Reduction
The Project Teach Scholarship Program is a unique Pacific Tuition Reduction Program in the School of Education that is available on a continuing basis for graduate students who have been admitted to the Graduate School and who are enrolled in credential or graduate degree programs. 
Guidelines + Application - Spring 2018
Graduate Assistantships
The primary purpose of a Graduate Assistantship is to help talented graduate students engage in full-time graduate study for at least a year or two in their Master's, Educational Specialist (Ed.S.), or Doctoral degree programs. 
Loan Forgiveness Programs for Teachers
Teacher loan forgiveness
 this program is for Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Subsidized Federal Stafford Loans, and Unsubsidized Federal Stafford Loan. Teacher cancellation this type of aid is for Federal Perkins Loans.
Merit Scholarships
Student are automatically considered for these scholarships upon being admitted
Powell Scholarships
The Powell Scholarship is the University's premier academic merit award, and is designed to cultivate future leaders through mentoring, instruction, and service.
Community Involvement Program (CIP) 
This scholarship program provides access and opportunity for local area students with a demonstrated history of community involvement and concern. For high school student and transfer students 
The Yellow Ribbon Program 
Pacific is also a Yellow Ribbon institution, which means that the university provides additional funding for a specific number of eligible veterans each year. Pacific also provides a 50% match for the Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. Click here to learn more about financial aid at University of the Pacific 



California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
Commission Programs
William Randolph Hearst Endowed Fellowship (for Minority Students) internship for all students 

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