"Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant"

What is TEACH Grant Program ?

In exchange for meeting a 4 year service requirement, teachers can get financial assistance from the federal government through the TEACH Grant to cover their higher education fees.

How Does the TEACH Grant Work ?

You will be sent disclosure that details the grant's amount and timing when you sign the contract to either work as a teacher or repay it. TEACH Grant will be applied school.

How Much is the TEACH Grant ?

You can earn TEACH Grant up to $4,000 per year, up to a maximum of $16,000 for undergraduate or post-baccalaureate studies & $8,000 for graduate study if you're enrolled full-time.

Who is Eligible for TEACH Grant ?

Be a U.S. Citizen. Score above the 75th percentile on the ACT or SAT OR maintain a GPA of at least 3.25. Be enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student.


Service Agreement for TEACH Grant

Students must agree to teach full time for at least 4 years at low-income elementary/secondary school or educational service agency & must teach a subject with a high need.

TEACH Grant Service Obligations Suspension

A TEACH Grant service obligation can be canceled, if you die or become totally disabled or if you have an extended period of qualifying active-duty military service.

Does TEACH Grant Require Repay ?

TEACH Grant will become a direct unsubsidized loan if you don't fulfill your service requirements. You'll have to repay the loan, including interest.

How to Apply for the TEACH Grant ?

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Submitting your FAFSA is the first step in applying for a federal TEACH grant. Every year on October 1, the FAFSA becomes available.