Financial Aid - Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program

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Policy title:

Financial Aid - Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program

Category:
Admissions
Financial Aid
Graduate/Adult/Transfer
Registrar
Owner:
Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships
Approved by:
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Purpose of this policy

To inform students of the Federal TEACH Grant. 

Policy statement

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


The Federal TEACH Grant will provide up to $16,000 ($2,000 per semester) for students who intend to serve as a full-time teacher in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families. To be eligible a student must file the FAFSA; be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen; be enrolled as an undergraduate student in a postsecondary educational institution that has chosen to participate in the TEACH Grant Program; have declared a major in an eligible TEACH Grant program designated by Nebraska Wesleyan University and be enrolled in course work that is necessary to begin a career in teaching or plan to complete such course work; 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 with the federal government and complete Entrance Counseling with Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Compliance with this policy

State Authorization

Nebraska Wesleyan University is authorized by the State of Nebraska to operate educational programs.  Approval from the State of Nebraska is maintained by the Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education. If a student has a complaint about Nebraska Wesleyan University they may contact:

Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
140 N. 8th Street, Suite 300
PO Box 95005
Lincoln, NE 68509-5005
Phone: 402-471-2847
Fax: 402-471-2886
Web: https://ccpe.nebraska.gov/student-complaints-against-postsecondary-inst…

 

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