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TEACH GRANT PROGRAM

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What is a TEACH Grant?

The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (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 agree to teach full time for at least four years at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families and to meet other requirements.

Before receiving a TEACH Grant, you must complete:

  • TEACH Grant Initial and Subsequent Counseling and
  • An Agreement to Serve (ATS).

You must complete TEACH Grant Initial and Subsequent Counseling and a new ATS each year that you receive a TEACH Grant.

TEACH Grant Initial and Subsequent Counseling

Complete TEACH Grant Initial and Subsequent Counseling

Who should complete this?

Students who are receiving a TEACH Grant.

How long will it take?

TEACH Grant Initial and Subsequent Counseling must be completed in a single session. Most people complete counseling in 20-30 minutes.

What do I need?

  • Verified FSA ID
  • TEACH Grant - eligible School Name

TEACH Grant Agreement To Serve (ATS)

OMB No. 1845-0083 Form Approved

Who should complete this?

Students who are receiving a TEACH Grant, and who have completed TEACH Initial and Subsequent Counseling for the same Award Year.

How long will it take?

The ATS Process must be completed in a single session. Most people complete the ATS in 20-30 minutes.

TEACH Grant Exit Counseling

Students who received a TEACH Grant and are graduating from their program of study or withdrawing from school must complete TEACH Grant Exit Counseling.

TEACH Grant Exit Counseling provides information about fulfilling the TEACH Grant service obligation and explains the terms and conditions that will apply if the TEACH Grant is converted to a Direct Unsubsidized Loan.

Go to TEACH Grant Exit Counseling