What is a Teach Grant, and how does it work?
What is the TEACH Grant program. To receive a TEACH Grant, you agree to teach a highly needed subject in a low-income area where there’s a shortage of specific subject teachers in an elementary or secondary school. If you’re awarded a grant, you can get up to $4,000 a year while you’re in school.1 When you’re teaching, you’ll be paid, just as you would without a TEACH Grant.
Who is eligible for the Teach Grant?
The TEACH Grant ATSThe TEACH Grant Service ObligationThe TEACH Grant process of converting a Grant to a Loan (for failing to complete a service obligation)
How do I apply for the Teach Grant?
Students must meet basic eligibility requirements for federal student aidMust be enrolled as an undergraduate, graduate, or postgraduate student in a university which participates in the TEACH grant programMust fill out, complete, sign, and submit their FAFSAMust enroll in an education program eligible for the TEACH grant
What do you need to know about the Teach Grant?
You must teach at a low-income school or educational agency.You need to teach for at least four years in an approved school.You need to supply documentation of your position to the Department of Education.1