What are the eligibility requirements? To receive a TEACH Grant, you must:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  • Meet the genral eligibility requirements for the federal student aid programs
  • Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post baccalaureate, or graduate student at a school that participates in the TEACH Grant Program.
  • Be enrolled in a TEACH-Grant-eligible 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).
  • Receive counseling (on ED’s TEACH Grant website at http://teach-ats.ed.gov) that explains the terms and conditions of the TEACH Grant service obligation.
  •  Sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve.

High Need Eligible Programs at Cheyney University 

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Special Education

3 Step TEACH Application Process:

  1.  Complete a FAFSA form each year at www.fafsa.ed.gov - the TEACH Grant is not need based, so you may qualify for the TEACH Grant even if you do not qualify for other need based grants or loans
  2.  Complete and sign an Agreement to Serve (ATS) online 
  3.  Complete TEACH counseling

CU will receive notification of your Agreement to Serve (ATS) and TEACH counseling completion and will then review your eligibility for the TEACH Grant. If you are eligible, your financial aid offer will be revised and appear on your Financial Aid notification.

Note: Steps 1-3 must be completed each academic year as the TEACH Grant requires annual Agreement to Serve documentation, and Initial, Annual, and Exit counseling for all recipients.