The WW Teaching Fellowships prepare outstanding candidates to teach math and science in high-need high schools in one of the three currently participating states – Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio – but applicants from all states are welcome.
These fellowships are available to graduating seniors (bachelor’s degree by June 30, 2013) who have majored in the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, math); recent grads and longer-term alumni are also eligible.
In year 2 The Woodrow Wilson Foundation and partner universities work to support Fellows in obtaining job placement Teaching in a high need secondary school for the next three (3) years begins with salary paid by the school district Coursework at some partner university continues Master’s degree obtained by most Fellows at the completion of the second year Fellows receive ongoing mentoring from a university mentor.
Fellows participate in one (1) full-time year of coursework at a partner university of their choice that starts in the summer of 2013 and continues through summer 2014, culminating in teacher certification.
The award is $30,000, and the program encompasses not only master’s-level preparation but also mentoring throughout the first three years of teaching.