The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants of up to $2,000 per semester to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. Student eligibility for the TEACH Grant will be based on academic standing, major, and course requirements.
For additional information visit Student Aid on the Web.
The TEACH Grant Program provides up to $2,000 per semester (aggregate limits: undergraduate total of $16,000 and graduate total of $8,000). TEACH will be prorated based on credits enrolled.
Please note: Due to the current federal government sequester TEACH grant disbursements made after October 1, 2015 and prior to September 30, 2016 will be reduced by 6.8%. The prorated amounts are listed below.
TEACH grant disbursements made after October 1, 2016 and prior to September 30, 2017 will be reduced by 6.9%. The prorated amounts are listed below
*Note that financial aid resources must not exceed the cost of attendance, so receiving a TEACH Grant may reduce the recipients eligibility for other sources of financial aid.
You must be enrolled in an eligible major/program at Grand Valley. Students who are declared as such are sent application information prior to each semester.
*If you do not have a 3.25 cumulative GPA or higher you can provide proof of a score higher than the 75th percentile on a subscore of a college entrance exam to the Financial Aid Office.
Elementary Teaching Majors:
Elementary certified teachers can teach all subjects, grades K-5 or Major subject areas, grades 6-8. In order to fulfill the TEACH Grant service agreement, teachers would need to teach in the major subject at least 51% of the time.
Secondary Teaching Majors:
Secondary certification allows the candidate to teach in these major subject areas, grades 6-12.
*All areas must have a secondary education emphasis or a second major of education.
M.Ed. in Instruction and Curriculum: Emphasis in Early Childhood Education-ZS
M.Ed. in Instruction and Curriculum: Advanced Content Specialization, concentration in:
M.Ed. in Special Education, concentration in:
M.Ed in Literacy Studies, concentration in: