The TEACH Grant facts

Recipients of a TEACH Grant who are full-time students may receive up to $4,000 per year, for a maximum of $16,000 for college, and up to a maximum of $8,000 for graduate study.

Note: You must commit to teaching in an eligible program or you’ll have to pay back the TEACH Grant money.

TEACH Grant recipients must sign an Agreement to Serve. This specifies that the recipient must teach in a high-need field for four years in a low income elementary or secondary school. High-need fields include:

  • Bilingual education and English language acquisition
  • Foreign languages
  • Mathematics
  • Reading
  • Sciences
  • Special education
  • Other identified teacher shortage areas

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 This information was gathered on 8/29/16 from https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach#eligibility.

 This information was gathered on 8/29/16 from https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach#agreement-to-serve.

 This information was gathered on 8/29/16 from https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach#high-need-fields.