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Teacher Grant

Download the Teacher Grant application form. (PDF)

Program Mission

  • Encourage and inspire those who work with young artists & designers
  • Provide teachers & counselors the opportunity to refresh and expand their skills as well as tap into the creative community in San Francisco

Program Fees

  • Program provides a full tuition scholarship for a maximum of:
    • Three to six undergraduate course units for On-Campus (Summer Only)
    • Three undergraduate course units for Online (Fall/Spring Only)
  • Recipients are responsible for all other costs & fees including: application fee, registration fee, lab fees, supplies, room and board, transportation and any other expenses

Program Dates

Summer 2014
Deadline to apply: May 16, 2014
Semester Dates: June 16, 2014 – August 6, 2014
Application Status*: May 27, 2014
Offered: Online or On Campus

Fall 2014
Deadline to Apply: August 4, 2014
Semester Dates: September 4, 2014 – December 20, 2014
Application Status*: August 11, 2014
Offered: Online Only

*Applications are reviewed by the Academy's Teacher Grant Committee. All applicants will be notified of their Application Status by the date listed


  • View academic course offerings at or call 800.544.2787 to speak with an Admissions Representative. **Undergraduate level courses only.


  • Open to all: secondary school, community college teachers and counselors
  • Previous Teacher Grant Recipients are not eligible to apply. Grants are limited and it is the University’s mission to provide the opportunity to as many educators as possible.
  • All applicants must provide: copy of teaching certificate, resume, letter of intent, & recommendation letter from school principal, dean or department chairperson.

Campus Housing

  • Campus housing is ONLY available during the Summer program
  • A separate Housing Application must be completed online with Campus Housing or call 800.544.2787.

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