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STEM Teach Scholarship Application

Applicant Info

STEM Teach Scholarships

The STEM Teach Scholarship is a reimbursement program aimed at reducing the financial barriers to becoming a K-12 teacher in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) fields.

Eligible Students

To become a STEM Teach Scholar, students must:

  • Be a Cal Poly student or an incoming Single Subject Credential student interested in obtaining a Single Subject Credential in a STEM discipline


  • Be a Liberal Studies student who is pursuing an Introductory Subject Matter Authorization (ISMA) in Math/Science or a supplementary credential in Foundational Level General Science (FLGS)
  • Attended a Substitute Training Couse

Reimbursable Items

Eligible students may request reimbursement for the following: 

  • LiveScan (or other) fingerprinting service fee
  • Certificate of Clearance fee
  • CBEST exam fee
  • Single Subject CSET exam fees as listed here (.pdf)
  • CSU Mentor Application fee for Cal Poly's Credential Program
  • 2 months of study,com

*Retest fees not included 

More information about STEM Teach Scholarships can be found on our website.

1. Contact Info *This question is required.
This question requires a valid email address.
What year will you begin your teaching credential?
2. Did you complete your undergraduate degree at Cal Poly? *This question is required.
3. Are you applying to a Cal Poly Credential Program? *This question is required.
To which schools / programs are you applying?  *This question is required.
4. Which credential/authorization(s) are you pursuing?
Check all that apply. *This question is required.
5. How did you hear about STEM Teach Scholarship? *This question is required.
Please note:
  1. Only original receipts are acceptable for reimbursement.
  2. Receipts that were received electronically can be uploaded here; paper receipts can be scanned and uploaded here.
  3. Valid receipts list your name, item(s) purchased, amount paid, and transaction date. Please review your receipts prior to uploading.
6. Please select all items for which you are seeking reimbursement at this moment. *This question is required.
7. Please select all that apply, if any.
8. Please upload your original electronic receipts here.
For missing receipts or receipts with incomplete info only: If you are comfortable doing so, please upload a copy of your bank statement showing only your name and the transaction information. All other items should be obscured. If you are uncomfortable uploading it here, you may bring it to the CESAME office (25-123).

It is likely your signature will be required for this reimbursement. We will email you if needed.