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In order to be a candidate for this program, you must have a U.S. citizenship or permanent residency, graduated from a college or university and have achieved a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (negotiable for applicants from institutions that do not employ a 4.0 GPA scale. In order to be a candidate for the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship, you would have had to also completed an undergraduate degree in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math) by June 2011. If teaching to youth is a passion you hold, you will also need to demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals. Recent undergraduates will be given a $30,000 stipend to complete an intensive master’s degree program at one of fourteen participating universities.
Incoming Teaching Fellows will study to complete a field-based master’s degree in teacher education, commit to teach for at least three years in a high-need school and
receive intensive support and mentoring in the classroom.
The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships look to recruit, prepare and retain effective teachers for the students and schools who need them most. After gradaution from the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows Program, you will teach for three years in high-need secondary urban or rural schools, contingent on completing their master’s degree program and attaining their teaching license. Change the World by Changing Theirs. Become a Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellow!
For more information or to fill out an application, please visit: http://www.wwteachingfellowship.org and apply today!