The TEACH Grant Program provides grants to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching. To receive a TEACH Grant, you must:-Meet the basic eligibility criteria for the federal student aid programs-Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)-Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student at a school that participates in the TEACH Grant Program -Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on one or more portions of a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25). For specific information about the academic requirements, talk to the financial aid office at your college or career school-Receive TEACH Grant counseling that explains the terms and conditions of the TEACH Grant service obligation. You must complete counseling each year that you receive a TEACH Grant-Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to ServeAs a condition for receiving a TEACH Grant, you must sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve in which you agree to (among other requirements) teach in a high-need field, at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families for at least four complete academic years within eight years after completing (or ceasing enrollment in) the course of study for which you received the grant.For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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