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WW Teaching Fellowship

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Undergraduates - Senior
Graduate Students (Masters)
Faculty & Administrators

The WW Pennsylvania Teaching Fellowship is looking for talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields to teach in high-need Pennsylvania secondary schools in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.

The Teaching Fellowship includes:

-admission to a master's degree program at one of three well-established partner universities.

-a $32,000 stipend during their first year while completing the master's degree.

- teacher certification in science or mathematics 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.

-once Fellows are certified teachers (have completed their master's degree), they obtain salaried employment in high-need schools.

-after graduation, Fellows commit to teaching in a high-need urban or rural secondary school for three years. PA Fellows who attend the University of Pennsylvania and West Chester University must complete their Fellowship commitment in Foundation-approved public schools in the School District of Philadelphia. PA Fellows who attend Duquesne University must complete their Fellowship commitment in Foundation-approved schools in Pittsburgh Public Schools or the surrounding area.

-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 WW Fellows who are intellectual leaders.

Application Deadline: 4/15/2022
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Participating Institution(s):
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Institute for Citizens and Scholars (Lead)
Duquesne University
University of Pennsylvania
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aerospace Engineering
Applied Mathematics
Astronomy & Astrophysics
Biomedical Engineering
STEM Fields

Free Radical Structure, Kinetics & Chemistry
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Molecular Biology
Organic Chemistry
Space Exploration
STEM Education

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Page last updated 3/20/2022
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