Federal TEACH Grant Request
Print off, complete and submit this document to the UCM Office of Student Financial Services to express your interest in being considered for
funding from the Federal TEACH Grant program. However, be sure to first carefully review the details about this program at
__________________________________________________________ 700 [TEACH]________________________
Full Name UCM ID Number
Eligibility Checklist:(Before submitting your application please carefully read through the eligibility requirements listed below)
o I have submitted my 2018/2019 FAFSA Application. https://fafsa.ed.gov/
o I am making Satisfactory Academic Progress. https://www.ucmo.edu/sfs/policies.cfm
o I have achieved one of the following (except current teachers)
o Entering Freshman must have a minimum composite ACT score of 24 or a cumulative high school GPA of 3.24 (on a 4.0 scale)
o Transfer or continuing students must have a UCM overall cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 (on a 4.0 scale)
o If applying as an undergraduate, you cannot have a prior Bachelor’s Degree
o If applying as a graduate student, you cannot have a prior Master’s Degree
o I am enrolled and degree seeking in an eligible high-need field. A complete list of high-need fields can be found at
Complete all Appropriate Fields:
1. I’ve been fully admitted by UCM to pursue:
First master’s degree (I am ___ am not ____ currently teaching in a public or private school)
List admitted degree:__________________________________
First bachelor degree List admitted degree: ___
____ Alternative teacher certification List admitted certification:_____________________________________________
2. During the upcoming 2018/2019 award period, I plan to enroll at UCM for the:
____ 2018 Fall semester, ____ 2019 Spring semester, and/or ____ 2019 Summer Session.
3. My expected graduation or program completion date is __________________________________________________.
4. I understand that as a condition of receiving TEACH Grant funds, I promise to serve as a full-time teacher in a public or private secondary
school (or, in very selective instances, an elementary school) designated as Title I by the federal government, for a period of at least four
(4) academic years within the eight (8) calendar years immediately following completion of my degree or certification program.
This request should be submitted to the UCM Office of Student Financial Services in person (1100 Ward Edwards Bldg.) or by mail (Student
Financial Services, P.O. Box 800, Warrensburg MO 64093-5178), or by fax (660-543-8080).
If eligible, you’ll be notified through your MyCentral account about how to complete on-line Federal TEACH Grant Counseling and the on-line
TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve. After these requirements have been met (see https://teach-ats.ed.gov/ats/index.action
), your grant will be
authorized for approval and disbursement.
Department of Education’s Teach Grant website: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/teach
Teacher Shortage Area Nationwide Listing: http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ope/pol/tsa.html
Teaching Obligation Certification: https://myfedloan.org/documents/teach-grants/fd/certification.pdf
TEACH Grant Request_18.pdf NOV 3, 2017
Very Important!!! Failure to fulfill your service obligation will result in your Teach Grant being converted into a Federal Direct
Unsubsidized Stafford loan. Interest will be assessed from the date of the first Teach Grants disbursement.