Math for America Fellows

Deadline: April
Website: Link
Disciplines: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Years: Senior, Graduate Student, Alumni

MƒA Fellowship
The MƒA Fellowship is a five-year program for recent college graduates and mid-career professionals committed to teaching mathematics in public secondary schools. MƒA Fellows are mathematically sophisticated individuals who are new to teaching and use their talents to make a difference in students’ lives. The program allows Fellows to spend a year earning a master’s degree in education, followed by four years of teaching math in a public secondary school. The MƒA Fellowship provides a full tuition scholarship, a stipend of up to $100,000 over five years, in addition to a full time teacher’s salary, and mentoring and professional development opportunities. During the fifth year, Fellows may apply to become Master Teachers.

Specific Eligibility Criteria

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the U.S.
  • Be new to teaching
  • Have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. An applicant's Bachelor's degree must be conferred by June.
  • Have completed substantial coursework in mathematics. All of the pre-service training programs require strong quantitative preparation. Site-specific application pages provide full requirements.
  • Achieve a competitive score on an ETS Praxis exam. Site-specific application pages provide full requirements.