Teach Grant Program


  • Type: Federal
  • Source: Federal Student Aid, An Office Of The U.S. Department Of Education
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  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $4,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown


  • Deadline: Dec 31, 2011

Student Eligibility Requirements
To receive a TEACH Grant you must meet the following criteria:

•Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSASM), although you do not have to demonstrate financial need.
•Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen.
•Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student in a postsecondary educational institution that has chosen to participate in the TEACH Grant Program.
•Be enrolled in course work that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such course work. Such course work may include subject area courses (e.g., math courses for a student who intends to be a math teacher).
•Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25).
•Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (see below for more information on the TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve).

Through The College Cost Reduction And Access Act Of 2007, Congress Created The Teacher Education Assistance For College And Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program That Provides Grants Of Up To $4,000 Per Year To Students Who Intend To Teach In A Public Or Private Elementary Or Secondary School That Serves Students From Low-income Families

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