Financial Aid


Bank Street College of Education participates in a number of grant programs.  Eligibility requirements vary by grant program.  To learn more, review the details for the grant.

  • Yellow Ribbon

    Bank Street College is proud to be a participant in the Yellow Ribbon GI Educational Enhancement Program. We providing matching funds to eligible recipients of the Yellow Ribbon program.

    This program is a provision of the Post 9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008. This program allows institutions of higher education (degree-granting institutions) in the United States to voluntarily enter into an agreement with the VA to fund tuition expenses that exceed the annual maximum cap for private institutions.

  • TEACH Grant

    You may be eligible to receive a federal TEACH Grant of up to $4,000 per year ($8,000 total for graduate students) if you are studying at Bank Street College and plan to:

    • Teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.
    • Become a full-time teacher in a high-need field including bilingual education and English language acquisition, foreign language, mathematics, reading specialist, science, and special education.

    To be eligible for a TEACH Grant, you must meet these requirements:

    Note: If you fail to complete the teaching obligation, all amounts of TEACH Grants that you received will be converted to a Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loan. You must then repay this loan to the U.S. Department of Education. You will be charged interest from the date the grant(s) was disbursed.