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Queens College is one of several CUNY campuses participating in the the Federal TEACH Grant Program for 2013-2014.

At all of these campuses, only those students matriculated in specific master's degree programs in the Division of Education will be eligible to apply for the TEACH Grant.

Eligibility

To be considered, potentially eligible students must apply specifically for the TEACH Grant, following the steps detailed below.

Eligible master's degree programs at Queens College fall into the following categories, defined by the federal government as "high-need fields" for this purpose:

  • Mathematics education
  • Science education
  • Foreign language education
  • Bilingual education
  • Reading specialist / literacy teacher
  • TESOL
  • Special education

You must be in one of the following eligible Queens College master's degree programs / Division of Education to be considered for the TEACH Grant:

QC code

Description

508 ADOLES. FRENCH 7-12
510 ADOLES. BIOLOGY 7-12
512 ADOLES. CHEMIST 7-12
514 ADOLES. EARTH SCI 7-12
516 ADOLES. PHYSICS 7-12
521 ADOLES. ED. ITALIAN
522 ADOLES. MATH 7-12
529 LITERACY TEACH (B-6)
534 ADOLES. SOC. STUD 7-12
536 ADOLES. SPANISH 7-12
540 TESOL
554 CHILD ED. BIL/EXT 1-6
555 CHILD ED. BIL/EXT 1-6
559 LITERACY TEACH 5-12
571 ADOLES. ED. FRENCH
572 ADOLES. ED. ITALIAN
573 ADOLES. ED. SPANISH
574 ADOLES. ED. BIOLOGY
575 ADOLES. ED. CHEMISTRY
576 ADOLES. ED. EARTH SCI
577 ADOLES. ED. PHYSICS
578 ADOLES. ED. MATH
583 SPEC. ED. GENERALIST
584 SPEC. ED. BIO 7-12
585 SPEC. ED. CHEM. 7-12
586 SPEC. ED. ENGL. 7-12
587 SPEC. ED. FRENCH 7-12
588 SPEC. ED. ITAL. 7-12
589 SPEC. ED. MATH 7-12
590 SPEC. ED. PHYSICS 7-12
591 SPEC. ED. SOC. STU 7-12
592 SPEC. ED. SPANISH 7-12
593 SPEC. ED. EARTH SC 7-12
594 CHILDHOOD/SPEC. ED B
595 SPEC. ED. GNRLIST B

In addition, you must meet the following to establish initial academic eligibility:

New graduate students must meet (and document) EITHER ONE of the following criteria:

Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale) on undergraduate coursework OR

Score above the 75th percentile on a college admissions test (e.g. SAT, ACT, or GRE). If this is needed to establish your initial academic eligibility for the TEACH Grant, you will be required to provide documentation of your test scores in accordance with Graduate Admissions Office procedures.

As a continuing graduate student, you must have met the academic criteria for undergraduate coursework or test scores mentioned above. Additionally, continuing graduate students must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 on graduate degree coursework to receive an initial award. TEACH funds will not be disbursed if your GPA falls below a 3.25 during any subsequent semesters.


Eligible? Click here for how to apply.



 

 Office Information

 
Phone: 718-997-5100
 
Fax: 718-997-5122 
 

Assistance with the aid process is available in the One Stop Service Center in the Dining Hall. For more on the One Stop, visit www.qc.cuny.edu/onestop.

College Codes
FAFSA College Code - 002690
TAP College Code - 1416

ECSI College Code - F5





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