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The new Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides up to $4,000 per year in grants for undergraduate students who intend to teach full time in a high-need subject area for at least four years, within eight years of graduating, at a school that serves students from low-income families. Students may receive up to $16,000 for undergraduate study. Part time students are eligible, but the maximum grant will be reduced.

Students seeking a Master’s Degree may receive a maximum of $8,000 with a lifetime maximum of $24,000.

Caution

IF YOU FAIL TO COMPLETE THE FOUR YEAR TEACHING OBLIGATION YOUR TEACH GRANT WILL BE CONVERTED INTO A LOAN WHICH YOU WILL HAVE TO REPAY. ONCE A GRANT IS CONVERTED TO A LOAN IT CAN’T BE CONVERTED BACK TO A GRANT!


How do I apply for a TEACH Grant at Southern Nazarene University?

  1. Print and complete the SNU TEACH Grant application.
  2. Schedule a meeting with the SNU TEACH Grant Advisor in the Financial Assistance Office (Bresee Administration Bldg. Office 110). The advisor will discuss your teaching plans and TEACH eligibility. Call (405) 491-6310 or 1-800-648-9899

Who is eligible for the TEACH Grant?

A student must:


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If you have any other questions please contact the financial assistance office at (405) 491-6310 or email finaid@snu.edu.


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