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Woodrow Wilson STEM Teaching Fellowships


Sponsored by The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

Contact:The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation
Teaching Fellowships
5 Vaughn Dr. Ste. 300
Princeton, NJ 08540-6313

Mailing Address:
PO Box 5281
Princeton, NJ 08543-5281

Phone: 609.452.7007 ext. 141
Email:; (Betsy Kostendt, Program Assistant, for questions about eligibility)
Description:The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship program supports teaching certification and a masterís degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) teaching field for career changers and recent graduates with STEM backgrounds. Fellows receive a stipend to complete a masterís program at a participating university, along with three years of mentoring, and commit to teach for three years in a designated high-need urban or rural secondary school. The goal of the teaching fellowship program is to recruit, train, and retain the nationís best and brightest STEM teachers. Fellows participate in one full-time year of coursework at a partner university of their choice, culminating in teacher certification.

Eligible candidates must have majored in or have 30 or more college-level credits in a STEM field; attained or expect to attain a bachelorís degree from an accredited US college or university by June 30; be US citizens or permanent residents; and demonstrate commitment to the program goals. A cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is strongly preferred. Candidates from all states are eligible to apply; however, the participating universities are currently located in Georgia and New Jersey. Candidates must commit to a masterís program in one of those states, pass teacher licensure tests required by the state, and teach for three years in an urban or rural school district.

Interested candidates should visit the website for information on the participating universities and the application process. The application is available online, with supporting documents (two letters of recommendation, official academic transcripts, and a resume) also required.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Teaching fellows receive a $10,000 stipend to complete a masterís degree program at a participating university.
Deadline(s):Applications are due October 18 and November 30, 2018; and January 31, 2019.
Focus:Engineering, Professional Development, Scholarships/Fellowships, STEM, Technology Ed
Grade Level(s):Adult, Higher Ed
Content Area(s): Mathematics, Science
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