ScholarShare Investment Board


About ScholarShare

College Savings Pledge logo

September is National College Savings Month

Now is the time to pledge your commitment to save for your childís college future.

By taking the pledge, you will be entered for a chance to win a $500 ScholarShare 529 account for your child and a $500 gift card for his or her classroom.

View more details about this promotion, including the Official Rules.


Program Information

The ScholarShare Investment Board sets investment policies and oversees all activities of ScholarShare, the stateís 529 college investment plan. The program enables Californians to save for college by putting money in tax-advantaged investments. After-tax contributions allow earnings to grow tax-deferred, and disbursements, when used for tuition and other qualified expenses, are federal and state tax-free. The ScholarShare Plan is managed by TIAA-CREF Tuition Financing, Inc.

The ScholarShare Investment Board also oversees the Governorís Scholarship Programs and California Memorial Scholarship Program.