KSTF Teaching Fellowships for International Applicants in USA, 2014

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation is funding teaching fellowships for high school teachers in USA. The KSTF is a five-year fellowship. Fellowships are intended for individuals who are committed to teaching STEM related subjects to high school students and who have earned or are in the process of earning a degree in a discipline related to the STEM subject(s) they intend to teach. Application should be send by online for 2014 entry till October 15, 2013.. If you are passionate about teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM), and are dedicated to challenging and supporting all students, the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) Teaching Fellowship could help you succeed in ways you’ve never imagined. KSTF supports passionate, dedicated teachers to thrive in the profession, lead from the classroom and become change agents in education. The KSTF five-year fellowship, one of the most generous and comprehensive professional development programs for STEM teachers, provides its fellow’s access to a close, collaborative community of like-minded colleagues. KSTF Teaching Fellowships are awarded annually and we are now accepting applications for our 2014 fellowship..  Fellowships are intended for individuals who are committed to teaching STEM related subjects to high school students.
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

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