Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

  • Website Address
  • http://www.woodrow.org/teach
  • Contact
  • Lindsay Smith
  • Email Address
  • lsmith@woodrow.org
  • Application Deadline
  • Varies
  • Number Of Awards
  • See Description
  • Maximum Amount
  • $32,000
  • Scholarship Description
  • The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program recruits and trains the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in high-needs middle and high school science and math classrooms.

    The Teaching Fellowship includes:

    - admission to a master's degree program at a well-established partner university
    - teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education
    - extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year prior to becoming the teacher-of-record in a science or math classroom
    - a $30,000 stipend (Once Fellows are certified teachers at the end of the first year, they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools.)
    - support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment
    - support of a cohort of WW Fellows passionate about science and math education
    - lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders

    The Fellowship is open to college seniors, graduates, and career changers who:

    - have majored in and/or have a strong professional background in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math);
    - demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals;
    - have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency;
    - have attained, or expect to attain by June 30, this upcoming year, a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or its international equivalent (Note: Undergraduate degrees earned outside the U.S. are accepted if an approved credential evaluator declares the degree equivalent to an earned U.S. bachelor’s degree.);
    - a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is preferred (Note: Candidates who can demonstrate excellence through other avenues will also be considered. All applications are considered in their entirety and selection is based on merit.)

    To learn more and apply, check out our website.

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