Math for America Fellowship

Fellowship Information


The Math for America Fellowship is a highly selective, five-year program where recent college graduates and mid-career professionals make a commitment to teach mathematics in public secondary schools. MƒA Fellows are mathematically sophisticated individuals who are new to teaching and use their talents to make a difference in students’ lives.

Who Should Apply:

Successful applicants demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Know and love math
  • Enjoy interacting with young people
  • Possess excellent communication skills
  • Able to work with students and have ideas on how to create constructive learning environments
  • Take personal responsibility for themselves and their action
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Be new to teaching
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. An applicant’s Bachelor’s degree must be conferred by June 2014.
  • Have completed substantial coursework in mathematics. All of the pre-service training programs require strong quantitative preparation. Site-specific application pages provide full requirements.
  • Achieve a competitive score on an ETS Praxis exam. Site-specific application pages provide full requirements.
Fellowship Benefits:
  • Full-tuition scholarship to earn a master’s degree or teacher credentialing program in secondary mathematics education
  • Membership in a national corps of highly qualified secondary school mathematics teachers
  • Mentoring, job search support and ongoing interactive professional development opportunities
Program Duration:

The Fellowship includes one year earning a master’s degree in education and four years teaching math and participating in MƒA corps activities and professional development.

Number & Amount Available:

Up to $100,000 in stipends, in addition to a full-time teacher’s salary

Citizenship Requirements:
non-USA w/greencard
STEM Fields Only:

Student Information

Required GPA:
Academic Level:


Initial Deadline:
Varies. See Website for Details
NC State Campus Deadline: