Teach Grant Program
|Source:||Federal Student Aid, An Office Of The U.S. Department Of Education|
|Program:||Teach Grant Program|
|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|
|Period:||Up to 4 years.|