8 Graduate Fellowships for Future and Current Educators

Jun 23, 2020

Last updated January 24, 2023

These fellowships fund graduate study, experience, or research in the field of education! They are designed for new teachers and graduate students who are interested in a combination of research and practical experience. If one of these sounds like a great fit for you, be sure to bookmark it to your ProFellow account!

Future Immersion Teacher (FIT) Fellowship

The Future Immersion Teacher (FIT) Fellowship encourages new teachers to enter the field of immersion education and to support current French teachers as they pursue dual-language certifications. The FIT Fellowship will shine a spotlight on academic and professional opportunities that exist within the growing field of French dual language and immersion education, and aims to motivate the next generation of language immersion teachers. FIT Fellows receive scholarships of up to $10,000 to pursue graduate degrees and certification programs to prepare them for roles as French immersion teachers.

Hoosier STEM Academy Academic Fellowship

The Hoosier STEM Academy’s goal is to address a teacher shortage in Indiana in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. The academy offers two programs: one for STEM professionals planning to transition to teaching and one for already-licensed teachers who wish to take graduate-level STEM courses to complete their credential to teach dual-credit courses at Indiana high schools. Participants in the Fellows Program earn a master’s degree in education in one year if you already have a bachelor’s degree in a STEM field and receive a $30,000 stipend. Participants in the Teachers Program take courses that will let you teach dual-credit STEM classes in underserved Indiana schools and receive a $1,400 stipend for each course taken. Applications will be accepted until the program is full.

Humane Studies Fellowships

The Humane Studies Fellowship is a non-residency fellowship program that awards $2,000-$15,000 per year to each participant, and provides individual advising and a support network to foster academic success. The fellowship is open to full-time graduate students (including law students) from accredited universities anywhere in the world with research interests related to liberty in society, who are relating their work to the humanities (even if the core discipline falls outside the humanities) and dedicated to advancing the ideas of liberty through research and teaching.

KIPP Houston Graduate Teaching Fellowship

The KIPP Houston Graduate Teaching Fellowship is a paid program designed for new teachers. Fellows spend 2 years teaching in public schools while receiving professional development and coaching from the Relay Graduate School of Education. At the successful conclusion of the two-year fellowship, Fellows will have earned their Master of Arts in Teaching and their Texas Teaching Certification. Fellows receive a salary and full benefits both years, in addition to tuition contributions. The total value of the fellowship is over $104,000. Fellows are placed in all KIPP Houston schools in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Math for America Master Teacher Fellowship

Over the course of the four-year fellowship, MƒA Master Teachers – NYC K-12 public school mathematics and science teachers with more than four years of teaching experience – join a community of exceptional STEM educators. MƒA Master Teachers come together on a regular basis to collaborate and learn from each other. Whether by participating in professional workshops and events, through mentorship of MƒA Early Career Fellows, or by developing and facilitating new MƒA courses, Master Teachers continue to grow with fellow teachers, who share a passion for science or mathematics. The fellowship provides $60,000 in stipends over four years.

Salvatori Fellowship

The Salvatori Fellowship is granted to current graduate students or applicants to graduate schools in a field related to the American Founding. Each Fellow receives a grant of $10,000. Candidates must be members of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. Those attending pre-professional (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) schools are ineligible. Applicants must be U.S. citizens, who are enrolled in a full-time graduate program. Graduate Fellowship applicants must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level.

TESOL Fellowships at the American University in Cairo

Fellowships in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) are offered annually to full-time students who wish to pursue a master’s degree in TESOL program and to acquire language teaching experience at The American University in Cairo. Fellowships are offered for two academic years and the intervening summer session, with a review every semester for satisfactory academic performance. The award includes tuition fees, monthly stipend, monthly housing allowance, medical service and health insurance fees, and one-way home travel. Fellows teach eight hours of English per week.

High Meadows Graduate School of Teaching and Learning Trustees Fellowship

The Trustees Fellowship removes financial barriers for individuals to become high school science or math teachers by offering a fully-funded Master’s of Education degree. Eligible Woodrow Wilson Academy applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, and career changers who have majored in, or have earned 30 or more college-level credits in, one or more of the STEM fields (science, technology, engineering, math). Complete tuition costs are covered at $27,000 for each fellow and the program is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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