Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

Application Deadline: October 17, 2017*

Open to: Seniors, alums
Award Type: Academic
Area(s) of study: STEM
Award criteria: academic achievement
Award provides: Admission to a specially-designed master’s program and a $30,000 stipend
Open to international students: No

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher

 The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship places individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields into teaching positions in high-need secondary schools in Georgia and New Jersey. Fellows receive admission to a specially-designed master’s degree program at a Woodrow Wilson partner university, extensive professional development and mentoring, and a $30,000 stipend for a full-time year of master’s study. Fellows commit to teaching for at least three years in an urban or rural school district upon completion of their master’s degree. Applicants must have an outstanding academic record, a major and/or strong professional background in a STEM field, and a demonstrated commitment to serving students in underprivileged areas.

Application Components:

  • Application form
  • 2 recommendations
  • Résumé
  • Transcripts

This award does not require Emory endorsement. For more information and to apply, visit http://woodrow.org/fellowships/ww-teaching-fellowships/.

NS&FP recommends beginning the Woodrow Wilson application process at the same time you begin your application to graduate school. Make an appointment with a NS&FP advisor. We will help you determine your eligibility and, if you choose to apply, provide feedback on your application.

*Deadline varies based on graduate application deadline