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Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant
This Federal TEACH Grant can help you pay for college if you plan to become a teacher in a high-need field in a low-income area. You will be required to teach for a certain length of time, so make sure you understand your obligation.
Up to $4,000 per year.
To receive a TEACH Grant, you must:
* Meet the basic eligibility criteria for the federal student aid programs.
* Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
* Be enrolled as an undergraduate, postbaccalaureate, or graduate student at a participating school.
* Be enrolled in a TEACH-Grant-eligible program.
* Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on one or more portions of a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25).
* Receive TEACH Grant counseling. You must complete counseling each year that you receive a TEACH Grant.
* Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve.
Read the details at the TEACH Grant Web site given.
Contact the financial aid office at the school where you will be enrolled to find out whether the school participates in the TEACH Grant Program. Learn about the programs of study at the school that are TEACH-Grant-eligible.
Check with the individual school that you are applying to for information on requirements.
Veteran, Students and interns, Have a B.A. or B.S. degree, Already have a teaching credential, Interested in teaching in a low-performing school and critical shortage areas, Interested in teaching mathematics, Interested in teaching science, Interested in teaching special education, Residents of other states
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