Bilingual Authorization Scholarships Available


    * Individuals of Asian background with bilingual skills in Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin), Korean, Vietnamese, Filipino (Tagalog), or Hmong;  individuals of non-Asian backgrounds who are fluent in any of Asian languages and passed CSET LOTE II (Hmong or Tagalog) or III (Chinese, Korean, or Vietnamse);    * College Seniors or Recent College Graduates who will apply for multiple subject or single subject bilingual authorization program in math, science, English at CSUN or at some other CSUs;    * Students who meet the admission criteria of the CSUN or other CSU credential program, and who are recently admitted to the credential program.    * Students who want to teach at a California public school in Los Angeles, Long Beach, Fullerton, Glendale, Burbank, Cupertino, San Francisco, Sacramento, and San Jose, etc., after they obtain a bilingual teaching credential;    * Scholarships for tuition, textbooks (on loan), and other expenses will be provided, as long as students maintain 3.0 GPA during the credential coursework. For pre-credential students, it is $7,000 and @ $3,000 for post-credential students.    * Students will be required to attend some additional enrichment workshops in instructional technology and multicultural education.

Required documents:

1. Scholarship application

2. College transcript(s) 3. Resume

4. Personal statement of educational goals and need for financial support (1-2 pages)

Deadline: Rolling Application

For further information, please contact:

Dr. Clara C. Park, Director, Asian BTEP Consortium of the CSUs

Director, Bilingual Education & CTEL Programs & Educating Hispanic Students Project

College of Education, Cal. State Univ., Northridge

18111 Nordhoff St., Northridge, CA 91330-8265

(818) 677-6853/ ED 3101B (Project Office) (Email:

(818) 677-2500/ ED 3114 (Dr. Park’s Office) (Email: 

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