Teach Grant Program

Grant

  • Type: Federal
  • Source: Federal Student Aid, An Office Of The U.S. Department Of Education
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Award

  • Award Min: $0.00
  • Award Max: $4,000.00
  • Quantity: Unknown

Timing

  • Deadline: Dec 31, 2011

Eligibility:
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).

Purpose:
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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