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A student can receive up to $4,000 per year for an undergraduate degree($16,000 aggregate for a 4 year program).
A graduate student can receive $4,000 per year ($8,000 aggregate total)
This grant is not based on financial need. However, this award in addition to other aid may not exceed the cost of attendance budget established by the financial aid office.
The grant must be repaid as Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan if student does not fulfill ALL of the requirements of the program, Interest will accrue from date(s) of original disbursement.
TEACH Grant Cancellation Low Income Directory - this web site only lists eligible Title I low-income schools by state- it does not provied any loan cancellation (forgiveness) forms.
To receive a TEACH Grant a student must
- To Apply:
- Must complete the Edinboro University Application for TEACH Grant (2014-2015) and:
- Score above the 75th percentile on one of the following college admissions test(s) - ACT, GMAT, GRE, MAT or SAT.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), although you do not have to demonstrate financial need.
- Be a U.S. Citizen or eligible non-citizen.
- Be enrolled in coursework that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such coursework. Coursework that will prepare a student to teach in a high-need subject area (e.g., math courses for a student who intends to be a math teacher) is acceptable.
- Graduate from High School with a Cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale AND maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 throughout your academic program for which you receive a TEACH Grant.
- If approved must:
Failure to complete the teaching obligation or properly document your teaching service will cause the Teach Grant to be permanently converted to an Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan with interest.Interest would accrue from the date of the original disbursement.
Once a grant is converted to a loan, it can not be converted back to a grant.
For planning purposes, please keep in mind all previous loans taken out at Edinboro University and any other schools that you have attended. TEACH Grant disbursements that are converted to unsubsidized loans would be added to the recipient's current Federal Stafford Loan debt.
Students must seriously consider the financial impact that converting these grants into loans will have on their future.
Students experiencing difficulty in repaying their loans should contact the Ombudsman's Office in Federal Student Aid.
The Department of Education will need to define which schools are eligible to participate in this program.
The Legislation mandates that eligible schools must:
- Provide high quality teacher preparation and professional development services
- Provide pedagogical course work, or assistance in the provision of such coursework
- Provide supervision and support services to teachers.
Click this link to see the eligible Teach Grant programs.
Other Teach Grant Resources