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Federal TEACH Grant Program

The Federal TEACH Grant program provides funds to students who are completing or planning to complete coursework required to begin a career in teaching. Students must agree to serve for at least four years as a full-time highly qualified teacher in a high-need field and in a school serving low-income students. Eligible students may receive up to $4,000 per year in Teach Grant funds, up to a maximum of $16,000 for undergraduate and post-baccalaureate study, and $8,000 for graduate study ($4,000 per year). In order to be eligible for a Teach Grant, students must:

  • Complete a FAFSA. Financial need is not required.
  • Be in an eligible program:
    • An undergraduate program that will lead to becoming a “highly qualified teacher”
    • in a high-need field.
    • SUNO’s post-baccalaureate teacher credential program in Education and
    • Human Development does not qualify.


Please submit the following TEACH Grant Forms

  1. SUNO TEACH Checklist Form
  2. Federal TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve (please visit )
  3. Federal TEACH Grant Counseling (please visit )
  4. Federal TEACH Grant Initial and Subsequent Counseling (please visit )

** must be completed every school year