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Higher Education in Maryland

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

WHO MAY APPLY

Graduate and undergraduate students who intend to teach full time in high need subject areas for at least 4 years at school that serve students from low income families.  Freshman must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.25 and continuing students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 in all college course work.

HOW TO APPLY

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key application form for federal student aid.  You may either file an electronic or paper FAFSA.  Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov

WHEN TO APPLY

(See the Pell Grant)

ELIGIBLE MAJORS

(See http://www.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/pol/tsa.doc)

OBLIGATION

TEACH grant recipients who fail to complete their program and/of fail to meet the teaching obligations will have their grants converted to unsubsidized student loans including interest from the date the grant was paid.

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