South Carolina Teaching Fellows

  • Website Address
  • http://cerra.org/News/Default.aspx?recid=49&parent...
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Coordinator
  • Address
  • 525 Eden Terrace
  • Rock Hill, SC 29733
  • Email Address
  • teachingfellows@cerra.org
  • Application Deadline
  • December 1, 2016
  • Number Of Awards
  • 175
  • Maximum Amount
  • $24,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The South Carolina Teaching Fellow scholarship is open to high school seniors in South Carolina who are interested in becoming a teacher. To be eligible, students must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the United States and a legal resident of South Carolina.

    The Fellowship is awarded each year to as many as 175 high school seniors. Fellows receive up to $24,000 in funds while they complete a degree leading to teacher licensure. A Fellow agrees to teach in a South Carolina public school one year for every year he or she receives the fellowship.

    Fellows attend one of ten Teaching Fellows Institutions across the state. These schools include: Anderson University, Charleston Southern University, College of Charleston, Columbia College, Francis Marion University, Lander University, Newberry College, USC-Columbia, USC-Upstate, and Winthrop University. Participants engage in a variety of professional development opportunities and are involved with local communities and businesses in their area.

    Fellows are identified through a rigorous selection process that includes the application, an interview in front of a panel of three educators, a presentation, and a writing sample. For further details and how to apply, please visit the provider's website.

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