Let’s Teach Louisiana
What is the Louisiana Geaux Teach Program?
The Geaux Teach scholarship program was established to provide scholarships to students who are enrolled in teacher preparation programs or alternate certification programs approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) at postsecondary education institutions within the state.
What are the eligibility requirements?
- The student must be a United States citizen and if required, registered with the Selective Service.
- Be a Louisiana resident for at least two years prior to July 1 immediately preceding the academic year of enrollment.
- Have at least a 2.50 cumulative college grade point average.
- Be enrolled full time in an approved teacher preparation program or alternate certification program.
Each institution will determine its own selection criteria for scholarship recipients.
What costs are covered?
The maximum annual award is $5,000. Scholarship awards shall be applicable only to the cost of tuition, required fees, and textbooks and instructional materials required for the course of study. The award shall be used only after all other state or institutional financial aid and awards are applied and only for any remaining balance due for tuition, required fees, and textbooks and instructional materials required for the course of study.
How do I apply?
Students currently enrolled in a teacher preparation program or alternate certification program approved by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) can apply by contacting their college or university school of education or program provider and submitting the required Geaux Teach Application Form.
Which schools are participating?
- LSU SYSTEM
Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge
Louisiana State University-Alexandria
Louisiana State University-Shreveport
- SU SYSTEM
Southern University-Baton Rouge
Southern University -New Orleans
- UL SYSTEM
Nicholls State University
Grambling State University
Louisiana Tech University
McNeese State University
University of Louisiana Monroe
Northwestern State University
Southeastern Louisiana University
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of New Orleans
- INDEPENDENT SCHOOLS
Centenary College of Louisiana
La Christian University
Loyola University New Orleans
University of Holy Cross
Xavier University of Louisiana
- ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS
Caddo Teaching Academy (CTA)
Jefferson Parish EMBARK Aspiring Educators
Louisiana Resource Center for Educators (LRCE)
Teach Ascension Academy (TAA)
Teach St. Bernard (TeachSB)
Teach St. Tammany
The New Teacher Project (TNTP Academy)
|Geaux Teach Program Bulletins||Date|
|Geaux Teach Scholarship Program||9/19/22|
|Geaux Teach Scholarship Program and 2023-2024 Geaux Teach Allocations||8/2/23|