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 www.studentloans.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 6.6%, the maximum award for any TEACH Grant disbursed on or after October 1, 2017 and before October 1, 2018 is $3,736.
*Due to the Federal Sequestration rate of 6.2%, the maximum award for any TEACH Grant disbursed on or after October 1, 2018 and before October 1, 2019 is $3,752.
TEP Students enrolled in their first Summer term are eligible to receive one quarter (1/3) of the maximum award during the summer if they meet all other eligibility criteria required by TEACH Grant recipients.
2018-2019 TEACH Application