Under the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) grant. The TEACH Grant program awards grants to students who intend to teach to help meet the cost of their postsecondary education.
In exchange for TEACH Grant aid, students must agree to serve as a full-time teacher at a federally designated low-income (Title I) school and teach in a specified high-need field for four academic years within eight years after completing their program. TEACH Grant recipients who do not fulfill their teaching obligations must repay the grant as if it was an unsubsidized Direct Loan, with interest accruing from the date the grant was disbursed.
Effective October 2009 (Fall semester) Spalding University will be awarding TEACH Grant funds to eligible students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or certification in an eligible education program.
Eligible Majors at Spalding University (your declared major must be entered within the Spalding system and verified by the College of Education):
Bachelor of Science in Education
- Bachelor of Science Middle Grades (Math, Science, or Foreign Language)
- Bachelor of Science Learning and Behavior Disorders (P-12)
Master of Arts in Teaching
- MAT Middle Grades (Math, Science or Foreign Language)
- MAT Dual Middle and Secondary (Math, Science, or Foreign Language)
- MAT Learning and Behavior Disorders (P-12)
For a state-by-state listing, please go to Teacher Shortage Areas
For listing of Title I schools, please go to Teacher Cancellation Low Income Directory
Please note that the following Endorsements are not eligible for the TEACH GRANT:
- Rank I
- Rank II
- English as a Second Language (Grades P-12)
- Instructional Computer Technology (Grades P-12)
- Reading and Writing (Grades P-12)
For additional information, please view the federal website for the Teach Grant at www.teachgrant.ed.gov.
Print out the TEACH grant checklist to get started!