They must be full-time teachers in a high-demand discipline in a public or private primary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. The main disciplines are bilingual teaching and learning English, foreign language, mathematics, reading, natural sciences and specialized pedagogy, as well as other areas that are included in the annual nationwide list shortage area. Information on the high-needs area of expertise can be found on the federal student assistance website in studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach#high-need-f…. As a precondition for obtaining a TEACH grant, you must sign a TEACH grant agreement in which you declare (among other things) that you keep the money as a grant, you must meet all the criteria of your service obligations outlined in your contract to be served. They must work for at least four years (over an eight-year period) as full-time teachers in a needs area in a public or private primary or secondary school serving students from low-income families. They must meet both high-demand needs and low-income family needs. If you receive a TEACH grant but do not obtain the required teaching service, as explained above, you must repay the scholarships as a federal Direct Unsubventioned Loan, with interest calculated from the date of each TEACH grant payment. The Higher Education Assistance Program (TEACH) provides a grant to students who wish to attend or complete a teaching activity necessary for a teaching activity. In exchange for a TEACH scholarship, you must agree to work as a full-time teacher in a high-demand area in a public or private primary or secondary school for low-income students (see below for more information on high-demand sectors and schools that teach low-income people). As a TEACH Grant recipient, you must teach at least four years of study within eight calendar years of completing the program for which you have received a TEACH Grant. The U.S. Department of Education has the exact details of this scholarship on its website: studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach. If you plan to teach in a high-needs field, which is included in the national list, this field must be indicated for the state where you are teaching: Yes, you must teach at least four years as a full-time teacher within eight years.
Each year during which you receive a TEACH grant, you must sign a TEACH grant agreement for service and promise to pay (service contract or ATS). The TEACH Grant Service agreement defines the conditions under which the grant is granted, the requirements of the teaching service and involves confirmation by you that you understand that if you do not meet the requirements of the teaching service, you must repay the grant as a Federal Direct Non-Subsidized Grant with interest that has been repaid from the date of the first payment of the scholarships.