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.
-Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the United States (DACA students are not eligible for Teaching Fellows)
-Must be a legal resident of South Carolina
-Must be a high school senior or junior graduating early
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 information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.