Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program is available as of the 2008-09 school year. For undergraduate students the award amount is up to $4,000 per academic year (amount will be less for less-than-full-time enrollment) with a cumulative maximum amount of $16,000. For graduate students, the cumulative maximum amount is $8,000. Agreement to serve/promise to pay: The student must teach full-time for at least four years within eight years of completing program as a (1) highly qualified teacher; (2) at a Title I school; (3) in a specified subject area (mathematics, science, a foreign language, bilingual education, English language acquisition, special education, or as a reading specialist). If service is not met: the grant must be repaid as an Unsubsidized Direct Stafford Loan, with interest from the date(s) of original disbursement. Students should not underestimate the repercussions of not fulfilling his/her agreement to serve. Click here for more information.