The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to qualified students who intend and commit to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. All students in qualified (high need) degree programs are eligible to receive up to $16,000 for undergraduate program and $8,000 for graduate program.
Students must be enrolled in degree program and pursuing certification, or teachers holding a license and pursuing a degree. (Students seeking a post-baccalaureate certification or a second undergraduate degree are not eligible.) Programs listed below correlate with high need areas in Missouri, a nationwide listing of high-need fields is available here.
- Master of Arts in Curriculum & Instruction in one of the following areas:
- Early Childhood Education; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL); Mathematics; or any Science
- Master of Arts in Special Education
- Master of Arts in Reading Education
- Educational Specialist in Reading Education
- Students seeking their first undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Arts in one of the following areas: Spanish, Mathematics, any Science (Middle School or Secondary), and Special Education
Find more Information and the Grant Application here!