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Queens College is one of several CUNY campuses participating in the Federal TEACH Grant Program

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, potential candidates must apply specifically for the TEACH Grant, following the steps detailed below.

For the purpose of this grant, eligible master's degree programs at Queens College fall into seven categories--defined by the federal government as "high-need fields":

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

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

 

ELIGIBLE PROGRAMS – PROGRAM NAME
ACADEMIC PLAN
DEPT.
DIVISION
Childhood Ed w/Bilingual Ed Extension, 1-6
CEDBL-MAT
EECE
Education
Childhood Ed w/ Bilingual Ed Extension, 1-6
CEDBL-MSED
EECE
Education
Adolescence Education, French 7-12
AEFRN-MSED
SEYS
Education
Adolescence Education, Italian 7-12
AEITA-MSED
SEYS
Education
Adolescence Education, Spanish 7-12
AESPA-MSED
SEYS
Education
Adolescence Education, Mathematics 7-12
AEMAT-MSED
SEYS
Education
Adolescence Education, Biology 7-12
AEBIO-MSED
SEYS
Education
Adolescence Education, Chemistry 7-12
AECHM-MSED
SEYS
Education
Adolescence Education, Earth Science 7-12
AEESC-MSED
SEYS
Education
Adolescence Education, Physics 7-12
AEPHY-MSED
SEYS
Education
TESOL
TESOL-MSED
LCD
Arts&Hum.
Literacy Teacher, B-6
LTACY-MSED
EECE
Education
Literacy Teacher, 5-12
LCYTH-MSED
SEYS
Education
Special Education, B-2
SPEDB-MSED
ECP
Education
Special Education, 1-6
SPEDM-MSED
ECP
Education
Special Education, 7-12
SPEDS-MSED
ECP
Education
Childhood Education Special Education 1-6
CHDEDS-MAT
EECE/ ECP
Education

 

In addition, you must 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). 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. 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.


For more information, you may contact the Loan Coordinator, Ms. Socorro Gago at Socorro.Gago@qc.cuny.edu.


 


 

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Fridays: Closed
 
Location: 202 Jefferson Hall
Phone: 718-997-5102
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


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 Applying for Financial Aid

 
 

 Useful Telephone Numbers

 

FAFSA Application Status 1-800-433-3243


FAFSA Technical Assistance 1-800-433-3243
NYS TAP Processing/Status 1-888-697-4372
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Selective Service 1-847-688-6888
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