The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

The Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship was established to benefit talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology. Fellows will have an extensive preparation for teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for one full year and continued support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment.

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:
    Candidates must pass the appropriate state-required basic skills teaching licensure examination(s) or demonstrate an exemption. As a result, we strongly encourage applicants to take and submit score reports on the appropriate tests before the established WWTF program application deadlines (Round 1: October 16, 2015; Round 2: November 30, 2015; and Round 3: January 31, 2016). INDIANA BASIC SKILLS TESTIndiana CORE Academic Skills Assessment (CASA) must pass each of the 3 parts of the CASA:Reading (Score above 220)Writing (Score above 220)Mathematics (Score above 220)INDIANA EXEMPTIONSTo be exempt from the IN CASA basic skills assessment, candidates must do one of the following: Meet or exceed the qualifying score for one of the following tests: SAT: 1100 (pre-2005 scoring scale) ACT: 24 composite score (math, reading, grammar, and science) GRE: Prior to 8/1/11: 1100 based on verbal and quantitative After 8/1/11: 301 based on verbal and quantitative Hold a masters or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution.
  • 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 bachelors 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, support and mentoring throughout the three-year teaching commitment and lifelong membership in a national network of Woodrow Wilson Fellows who are intellectual leaders.

Application Details

  • Judging Criteria:
    Award selection is based on merit.
  • Transcript:
  • Resume/Activity List:
  • Recommendation Letters:
    Please request letters of 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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