Knowles Science Teaching Fellowship
Who is eligible?
Applicants must have earned at least a bachelor's degree in a physical science, engineering or mathematics within the past five years and be committed to teaching secondary mathematics or science in U.S. schools. Fellowships are intended for individuals enrolling in a recognized teacher education program leading to certification. Certified teachers are not eligible.
Fellowships will be awarded to up to 15 individuals in the mathematics program and up to 15 in the science program. The fellowship is renewable for up to five years. While individuals are enrolled in a recognized teacher credentialing program, fellowship support includes tuition assistance and a monthly stipend as well as room, board, travel expenses and fees for summer professional development activities. Once fellows have begun teaching full time, they are eligible to apply for instructional materials mini-grants and school-site mentor support. Additionally, the award includes room, board and travel expenses to three fellows' meetings per year and membership in a professional organization.
USU deadline - November 30, 2011
National dealine - January 11, 2012