The research areas of this scholarship are: The ideal candidate is committed to teaching STEM related subjects to high school students in the United States.
Who can apply to this scholarship?
· Fellows are chosen from among individuals who: •Are committed to teaching high school STEM •Have earned or are in the process of earning a degree in a discipline related to the STEM subject(s) they intend to teach •Have outstanding current content knowledge with a recent degree or education (typically within the last 5–10 years) •Have the capacity and determination to commit to teaching as their primary career •Have not previously established a career (typically more than 5–10 years in another field) •Have recently earned a secondary teaching credential (no earlier than January 1, 2013) or will earn their credential no later than September 1, 2014.
Benefits of the scholarship: Teaching fellows receive an annual stipend and are eligible for a number of grants throughout the year. Professional development grants valued at up to $4000 per year are available to cover the cost of relevant activities, including workshops, mentoring, practitioner inquiry and fellow observations. Fellows are also eligible to receive up to $1200 per year for teaching materials. Last, fellows can apply for leadership grants to pursue efforts that will have a positive impact on STEM education beyond their own classroom.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration: The KSTF is a five-year fellowship for STEM teachers.
Number of scholarships: Not Known