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Student Eligibility

To receive a TEACH Grant you must meet the following criteria:

General Eligibility Requirements:

  • 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 as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student in a postsecondary educational institution that has chosen to participate in the TEACH Grant Program.
  • Be enrolled in course work that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such course work. Such course work may include subject area courses (e.g., math courses for a student who intends to be a math teacher).
  • Meet certain academic achievement requirements (generally, scoring above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test or maintaining a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25).
  • Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (see below for more information on the TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve).

Salisbury University Professional Teaching Unit Requirements:

  • You must be a degree-seeking Salisbury University student enrolled at least half time during the semester you receive TEACH Grant funding.
  • Be in good academic standing in both your content area and within the department of Education Specialties, maintaining at least a cumulative GPA of a 3.25 to meet the federal standard required for TEACH Grant eligibility.
  • Be admitted to the Professional Teacher Education department prior to or in the same semester you accept TEACH Grant funding.
  • Demonstrate and maintain professionalism in school placements/internship.
  • Meet expectations for SU candidate and professional dispositions outlined in the Disposition Policy as well as meet and maintain the SU Student Code of Conduct policy.

For more information on Student Eligibility please go to financial aid.

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