The Woodrow Wilson New Jersey Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need New Jersey secondary schools. 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, a $30,000 stipend (Once Fellows are certified teachers at the end of the first year, they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools.), 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
Specific Eligibility Criteria
- You must have majored in and/or have a strong professional background in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math).
- You must demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals.
- You must have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency.
- You must have attained, or expect to attain by June 30, a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or its international equivalent.
- You must have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is preferred.