Knowles Math & Science Teaching Fellowship Program

Fellowship Information


KSTF Teaching Fellowship program seeks to support those who have a degree in physical science (physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology), engineering, or math and who want to teach high school science or math.

Who Should Apply:

KSTF Teaching Fellowships are awarded based on four selection criteria: science or mathematics content knowledge, commitment to teaching, professional ability and leadership. Degrees in the physical sciences, biological sciences, and mathematics are eligible. There are no fellowships for the biological sciences. Applicants should have received their degree within the past 5 years. Also an applicant might be in the final year of an undergraduate, master’s, combined BS with MAT or MEd program or near the completion of a doctoral program.

Fellowship Benefits:

Teaching fellows receive both financial and professional support for up to five years while enrolled in a teacher credential program and during the first few years of teaching.

Program Duration:

Up to 5 years.

Number & Amount Available:

Each year the Foundation selects 9-14 new Science Teaching Fellows and 9-14 new Math Teaching Fellows. Tuition assistance and monthly stipend while participating in a recognized teacher preparation program are provided. Fellows receive room board, and travel expenses to annual fall and spring fellows’ meetings.

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA w/greencard
STEM Fields Only:
NC State Endorsement Required:

Student Information

Required GPA:
Academic Level:



Initial Deadline:
November 1st
NC State Campus Deadline:


National Deadline:
November 1st