The Project ACCESS Grant is an opportunity to receive financial support, advising, and professional development while pursuing a teaching credential. Our partnered consortium facilitates your teacher pathway with online coursework, affordable tuition, and individualized support. Let us help you facilitate your teacher pathway!

Learn more about the Project Access Grant

ACCESS is affiliated with the Department of Dual Language and English Learner Education at San Diego State University


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San Diego Dual Language Conference

January 29-30

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Dual Language Conference Program




Project ACCESS Grant Program Offers

  • Technology Pack (Computer & Wi-Fi Hotspot) 
  • Coursework
  • Professional Development
  • School Supplies (sticky notes, pen, highlighter, and a calendar/planner)
  • Reimbursement up to $4,000
  • Peer Mentoring and Advising 
  • Exam support for CBEST, CSET, RICA, Cal TPA


Grant Educational Online Course

  • Online course through Feather River College
  • Front-load pedagogy and content participants will see once they enter a credential program
  • Students have the opportunity to implement what is learned through fieldwork and videos with instructor feedback



  • Tuition
  • Books
  • Exams
  • School Parking Permit
  • Credential Application Fees


Eligibility Requirements

  • Currently, be the teacher of record in a K-12 classroom
  • Possess a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Apply to San Diego State University Online credential program to start Fall 2021
  • Apply to Feather River College
  • Be enrolled in courses at SDSU in either Summer 2021 OR Fall 2021
  • Be enrolled in prerequisite courses at Feather River College 
  • Demonstrate financial need, as determined by the FAFSA Application
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.75
  • Maintain a grade of B or higher on all required courses
  • Agree to at least two years of teaching in a high-need school after finishing the program


Documents Required

  • A completed Project ACCESS Applicant form
  • Unofficial transcript(s) 

  • Attach CBEST & CSET scores, if completed (This is not required for acceptance into the program)

  • Personal statement (explaining the need for the scholarship and motivation for the desire to teach mathematics or science in a high-need school – two-page maximum)

  • Two letters of recommendation indicating why the applicant is deserving of the scholarship 

Next Steps

1. Download & submit  Project ACCESS application
a. Submit all required documents
2. Attend Project ACCESS orientation or watch the recording
a. Orientation Date: January 22, 2021 @ 4:00 PM, Zoom: Link
3. Submit an application to San Diego State University
Preliminary credential being offer: DLE Credential (Link)
 4. Submit an application to Feather River College 
a. Complete the three steps outline in the informational slides.


Supportive Collaborating Community Organizations.

Parnet Institute for Quality Education
California for Justice
California Association for Bilingual Education