Grants for Future Teachers

Eligible students can finance the cost of graduate education in a variety of ways. Explore our information and links to learn more about available grant opportunities.

Federal TEACH Grant

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides grants to students who commit to (among other requirements) teach:

  • in a high-need field
  • at a public or private elementary school, secondary school or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families
  • for at least four complete academic years within eight years after completing (or ceasing enrollment in) the course of study for which you received the grant

High-need fields offered at the UB Graduate School of Education

These fields are determined by the U.S. Department of Education and not identified by UB. Changes to this list are beyond the control of UB.

Qualifying Master's Programs

Qualifying Teacher Education Programs

Biology Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Biology Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Biology Education: Adolescence - EdM (Professional)
Chemistry Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Chemistry Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Chemistry Education: Adolescence - EdM (Professional)
Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension (Grades 1-6) - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension (Grades 1-6) - EdM [Professional]
Childhood Education (Grades 1-6, Literacy emphasis) - EdM [Professional]
Chinese Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Chinese Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Chinese Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professional]
Early Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension (Birth-Grade 2) - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Early Childhood Education with Bilingual Extension (Birth-Grade 2) - EdM [Professional]
Earth Science Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Earth Science Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Earth Science Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professional]
English Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
English Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
English Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professional]
English for Speakers of Other Languages - EdM [Initial/Professional]
English for Speakers of Other Languages - EdM [Professional]
French Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
French Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
French Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professional]
Latin Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Latin Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial/Professional]
Latin Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Professional]
Literacy Specialist - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Mathematics Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Mathematics Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional] 
Mathematics Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professional] 
Physics Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Physics Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Physics Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professional]
Social Studies Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial]
Social Studies Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional]
Social Studies Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professional]
Spanish Education: Adolescence - Advanced Certificate [Initial] 
Spanish Education: Adolescence - EdM [Initial/Professional] 
Spanish Education: Adolescence - EdM [Professioinal]