Federal T.E.A.C.H. Grant

Eligibility

 

Kean University participates in the Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant program. TEACH Grant is available to undergraduate students who have completed at least 56 undergraduate credits and graduate students enrolled in an eligible program.

Please Note: Students enrolled in the Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification program at Kean University are NOT eligible to receive the TEACH Grant.

Click here for more information about TEACH Grant eligibility requirements and program specifics.


Award Amounts

Effective March 1, 2013, based on sequestration for 2013-2014 Academic Year *

 

UNDERGRADUATE: Aggregate Total: $16,000

REGISTERED CREDITS

12

9 -11

6 - 8

up to 5

TOTAL PER ACADEMIC YEAR

$3,760

$2,820 

$1,880 

$940

ONE SEMESTER MAXIMUM

$1,880

$1,410

$940

$470 


GRADUATE Aggregate Total: $8,000

REGISTERED CREDITS

9

7 - 8

4.5 - 6

up to 4

TOTAL PER ACADEMIC YEAR

$3,760

$2,820

$1,880

$940

ONE SEMESTER MAXIMUM

$1,880

$1,410

$940

$470

* Based on current Federal Legislation

 

**DUE TO FEDERAL SEQUESTRATION, ALL 2013-2014 TEACH GRANT AWARDS THAT ARE DISBURSED ON OR AFTER OCTOBER 1ST, 2013 WILL BE ADJUSTED TO REFLECT THE FOLLOWING AMOUNTS:

 

UNDERGRADUATE: Aggregate Total: $16,000

REGISTERED CREDITS

12

9 -11

6 - 8

up to 5

TOTAL PER ACADEMIC YEAR

$3,964

$2,973 

$1,982 

$991

ONE SEMESTER MAXIMUM

$1,982

$1,486

$991

$495


GRADUATE Aggregate Total: $8,000

REGISTERED CREDITS

9

7 - 8

4.5 - 6

up to 4

TOTAL PER ACADEMIC YEAR

$3,964

$2,973

$1,982

$991

ONE SEMESTER MAXIMUM

$1,982

$1,486

$991

$495

 

Applying

Students do not have to apply for the TEACH Grant. The Office of Financial Aid identifies students who may be eligible and awards them accordingly. Students who meet the criteria will receive notification sent to their Kean e-mail account with instructions to complete the Entrance Counseling and Agreement to Serve.


The following steps must be completed each award year:

 

*If you believe you qualify for TEACH Grant and you did not receive an eligibility notification, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at the e-mail address listed below.


Graduating or Leaving School

Prior to graduating or leaving school, TEACH Grant recipients must complete exit counseling. The TEACH Grant Exit Counseling will explain the service obligation and the terms and conditions that apply should your grant become a Direct Unsubsidized Loan.


Contact

Email: teachgrant@kean.edu to make an appointment to speak to a specialist.

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