The Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellowship

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

This fellowship was designed to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology, into teaching in high-need Georgia secondary schools. Applicants must be college seniors, graduates, and career changers who are majoring or have a professional background in a STEM field. Fellows will have a lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders.

Key Information

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The Fellowship is open to college seniors, graduates, and career changers
  • Minimum GPA:
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Other Academic Requirements:
    GEORGIA BASIC SKILLS TEST: Candidates must pass each of the 3 parts of the GACE:Reading (score above 250)Writing (score above 250)Mathematics (score above 250)There is no composite score or combining all three tests.GEORGIA EXEMPTIONSTo be exempt from the GA GACE basic skills assessment, candidates must do one of the following: Meet or exceed the qualifying score from one of the following tests: SAT: 1000 combined verbal and math (pre-2005 scoring scale) ACT: 43 combined score (adding scores achieved on English and Math) GRE: Prior to 8/1/11: 1030 based on verbal and quantitative After 8/1/11: 297 based on verbal and quantitative Pass all 3 parts of the Praxis I (CORE) or post a composite score of 526 on the 3 tests when all 3 tests are taken by 3/5/2007.
  • Residence:
    Permanent resident (or U.S citizen)
  • Citizenship:
    U.S. Citizen (or Permanent Resident)
  • College:
    Applicants must have attained or expect to attain by June 30, 2016, a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or its international equivalent (Note: Undergraduate degrees earned outside the U.S. are accepted if an approved credential evaluator declares the degree equivalent to an earned U.S. bachelors degree.)
  • Major/Career:
    Applicants must have majored in and/or have a strong professional background in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math)
  • Other Benefits:
    The Teaching Fellowship includes:- Admission to a master's degree program at a well-established partner university- Teacher certification in science, mathematics or technology education- Extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year prior to becoming the teacher-of-record in a science or math classroom- Support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment- Support of a cohort of WW Fellows passionate about science and math education- Lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders

Application Details

  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Recommendation from two (2) recommenders. Recommenders should be advised they will receive an email notification directly from the Woodrow Wilson Foundation.Letters of recommendation must come from individuals who are not members of your family. In general, recommenders should comment on your character, your commitment to education and service, and your capacity to work in high-need urban and/or rural contexts.
  • Other Materials:
    - A completed online application

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