The Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellowship

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation

This fellowship was established to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology into teaching in high-need New Jersey secondary schools. Fellows must be college seniors, graduates, and career changers who are majoring in STEM fields at an accredited U.S. college or university or its international equivalent.

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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:
    NEW JERSEY BASIC SKILLS TESTCandidates must pass each of the 3 parts of the Praxis I CORE Tests:Reading (Score above 156)Writing (Score above 162)Mathematics (Score above 150)NEW JERSEY EXEMPTIONSTo be exempt from the NJ Praxis basic skills assessment, candidates must meet or exceed the qualifying score for one of the following tests: SAT :1660 (current scoring scale, pre-2007 tests not accepted) ACT: 23 composite score (pre-2007 tests not accepted) GRE: 310, + 4 on analytical writing (pre-2007 tests not accepted)
  • 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 1, 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 from 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:
    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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