Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant

Application Information

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Amount Awarded


Application Deadline

October 31, 2020

Awarded By

U.S. Department of Education

Award Amount

The TEACH Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 a year to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.


Approximately 3,000 TEACH Grants were provided last year.

Additional Information

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant gives each year a type of federal financial aid that is not based on need. It awards $4,000 per year to students studying in an eligible program. Students must also agree to teach in a high-need field as a certified teacher. They must commit to teach in this field for at least four years. Each student signs a service agreement to this effect. There is also required counseling to complete before receiving a TEACH Grant. apllicant must be enrolled as an undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, or graduate student at a school that participates in a TEACH Grant-eligible Program. Receiving a TEACH Grant is a commitment. If you withdraw from the program you are receiving the grant for, it nulls the contract. You will then have to pay back the money.

Deadline Info

Applicants must apply for a TEACH Grant, will need to fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Applicants must also intend to become a teacher in a high-need field or shortage ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.

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