Grants of up to $4,000 to Iowa teachers working in designated shortage areas throughout the state. Eligible applicants for the 2022-23 school year are teachers who graduated in the 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20, 2020-2021, and 2021-2022 school years. The designated shortage areas are ranked in priority order.
The following fields have been designated by the Iowa Department of Education as shortages in Iowa for the 2022-2023 school year. Teachers who teach in these areas and whose license has the required endorsement and has eligible BEDS codes can qualify for TIS awards. The list below shows the designated shortage areas in order from highest need to lowest need which factors into Awarding Priority:
Awards will be granted according to the following priority:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Up to 5 consecutive years
Apply online: https://icaps.iowacollegeaid.gov/ICAPS/ApplicationProcess/ApplicationMainPage.aspx
For assistance, please contact Iowa College Aid by phone at 877-272-4456, option 3, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Iowa College Aid
475 SW Fifth St., Suite D
Des Moines, IA 50309