Federal TEACH Grant for Education Students

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Students who are pursuing degrees or certifications in education programs may be eligible for grants through the TEACH Grant Program (Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education). Eligibility for this grant is based upon specific criteria. Students who are interesting in pursuing a TEACH Grant should visit the Federal Student Aid TEACH Grant website to review the eligibility criteria, TEACH Grant counseling, TEACH Grant Service Obligation and the TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve.

What is a TEACH Grant?

The U.S. Department of Education's Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant (TEACH Grant) Program provides funds to students who are completing or who plan to complete coursework that is required to begin a career in teaching, and who agree to teach full-time for at least four years:

As a highly qualified teacher;
At a school or educational service agency (ESA) servicing low-income students;
In a high-need field.

The four years of teaching must be completed within eight years after you complete or otherwise cease to be enrolled in the program for which you received a TEACH Grant. This teaching requirement is known as your TEACH Grant service obligation.

Financial Aid Pathway Tip!

Students who are interested in pursuing a TEACH Grant and who have completed the requirements identified at the Federal Student Aid TEACH Grant website should notify the Asbury University Office of Financial Aid in writing at financial.aid@asbury.edu.