The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides up to $4,000* a year in grant aid to college students who plan to become teachers and who are committed to teaching in a Title I school in specified subject areas. For a detailed list of schools that meet this requirement, please click here.
To be eligible for the TEACH grant at UCSB, you must be enrolled in UCSB’s Teacher Education Program (TEP), working towards the Master of Education (M.Ed.) or teaching credential.
Students must also complete the TEACH Entrance Counseling and Agreement to Serve Requirements on the Federal Loan website studentaid.gov before the grant can be reflected on an official financial aid award letter.
Please submit the TEACH Grant Application below to the Office of Financial Aid once the TEACH Entrance Counseling and Agreement to Serve requirements have been completed.
*Due to the Federal Sequestration rate of 5.9%, the maximum award for any TEACH Grant disbursed on or after Oct. 1, 2019 and before Oct. 1, 2020 is $3,764
*Summer 2020 TEACH Grant award will be determined based on one quarter of attendance, resulting in a maximum summer award of up to $1,254.
TEACH Application 2019-2020
TEACH Application 2020-2021