Through the College Cost Reduction and Access Act of 2007, Congress created the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher (TEACH) Education Grant Program to provide grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a high-need field at a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.
To discover the need-to-know basics, check out the TEACH Grant fact sheet or visit the Federal TEACH Grant program Web site to learn more.
Interested in qualifying for up to $4,000 per academic year to teach?
How to apply:
Because the Federal TEACH Grant only applies to students intending to teach as a highly qualified teacher in high-need subject area fields at schools serving low-income students, eligible LeTourneau students must be enrolled in one the following LETU degree programs:
- Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S. (EC-6th) WITH Supplemental English as a Second Language OR Supplemental Special Education
- Interdisciplinary Studies, B.S. (4th-8th Science/Math)
- Applied Technology, B.S.
- Life Sciences, B.S. (Texas Secondary Education Certificate)
- Mathematics, B.S. (Secondary Teacher Education Option I, CIS as Supporting Field)
- Mathematics, B.S. (Secondary Teacher Education Option I, Physics as Supporting Field)
- Physical Sciences, B.S. (Texas Secondary Education Certificate)
- Science Composite/Biology, B.S. (Texas Secondary Education Certificate)
- Master of Education (Teaching and Learning option) (Texas Secondary Education Certificate)
Current LETU students who are interested in the Federal TEACH Grant should contact their academic advisor. If you are a prospective undergraduate student and you have questions regarding the Federal TEACH Grant, please contact Lara Overman, using the information below:
LETU Financial Aid
Financial Aid Office Hours