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Teach for America — National Teacher Corps of Recent College Graduates
 

Teaching Jobs for Graduating College Seniors and Recent College Graduates

Dec 9
Jan 27
Mar 3
Individuals from all backgrounds, majors, and professional experiences who have what it takes to excel as teachers and improve the quality of education for children growing up in low-income communities. Teach for America corps members commit to teach for two years in low-income communities, then go on as alumni to lead efforts to change the face of public education.

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs — Exchange Programs
 

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short Term Program

Apr 18
May 9

U.S. K-12 teachers and educators can apply for grants to engage in 2-8 week collaborative projects abroad. Participants consult with and support projects with schools, non-profit organizations, teacher training institutions, and other educational organizations in Botswana, India, Mexico, or Vietnam. This short-term program is offered in addition to the longer program, which is for a period of three to six months.

 

The Distinguished Fulbright Fellowship Awards in Teaching Program

Dec 1 Highly accomplished U.S. primary and secondary level teachers of all subjects, guidance counselors, curriculum specialists, curriculum heads, talented and gifted coordinators, special education coordinators and media specialists/librarians may apply for this professional development program to carry out a course of study for three to six months abroad.





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U.S. Department of Education — Student Aid on the Web
 

Teacher Ambassador Fellowships

Dec 14 The Teaching Ambassador Fellowship is designed to improve education for students by involving teachers in the development and implementation of national education policy. The Fellowship seeks to create a community of teacher leaders who share expertise and collaborate with policymakers and leaders in the federal government on national education issues.

 

Pell Grants — Up to $5,730

Jun 30 A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Undergraduate and vocational students enrolled or accepted for enrollment in participating schools may apply. Pell Grants are awarded usually only to students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. To be eligible for a Pell grant, you must also meet the general federal student aid eligibility requirements. To apply for a Pell grant, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grants

Jun 30 Provides grants of up to $4,000 per year to students who intend to teach in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves students from low-income families.

Federal Direct Consolidation Loans

You may be able to combine your existing Federal education loans into one new consolidated loan that offers several advantages.

 

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need

This program provides fellowships, through academic departments and programs of IHEs, to assist graduate students with excellent records who demonstrate financial need and plan to pursue the highest degree available in their course study at the institution in a field designated as an area of national need.

Financial Aid

If you are exploring options for paying for college, you will learn about the various kinds of financial aid (loans, grants, and work-study), how to apply, common myths, and more.

American Educational Research Association (AERA) — Fellowships and Grants
 

AERA Undergraduate Student Education Research Training Workshop

Dec 10 This workshop is designed to build the talent pool of undergraduate students who plan to pursue doctorate degrees in education research or in disciplines and fields that examine education issues.

 

Minority Dissertation Fellowship Program in Education Research — $12,000

Nov 2 This program offers doctoral fellowships to enhance the competitiveness of outstanding minority scholars for academic appointments at major research universities. It supports fellows conducting education research and provides mentoring and guidance toward the completion of their doctoral studies.

 

AERA-AIR Fellows Program — $55,000 to 65,000

The Fellows Program aims to build the talent pool of high skilled education researchers experienced in large-scale studies in a major research organization. Fellows will receive mentoring from a diverse group of highly recognized researchers and practitioners in a variety of substantive areas in education.

 

Summer Internships for Graduate Students — $6,000 to $9,000

Feb 1 Interns in this eight-week program participate in research under the guidance of a senior ETS staff member in educational measurement and psychometrics, validity, natural language processing and speech technologies, cognitive psychology, learning theory, linguistics and computational linguistics, teaching and classroom research, statistics, and international large-scale assessments.

American Association of Physics Teachers — Grants & Scholarships
 

Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers — Up to $2,000

Dec 1 Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible.

Susan Thompson Buffett Foundation — College Scholarships and Outstanding Teacher Awards
 

Alice Buffett Outstanding Teacher Award — $12,000

Jan 15 Omaha Public School Teachers (K-12) with a Minimum of Two Years of Teaching Experience.

Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation — Teaching Fellowships in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics
 

Indiana Teaching Fellowships — $30,000

Jan 31

For committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields-science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-for teaching in high-need Indiana high schools.

 

Georgia Teaching Fellowships — $30,000

Oct 23
Nov 29

Jan 23
For committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields-science, technology, engineering, and mathematics-for teaching in high-need Georgia secondary schools.

 

New Jersey Teaching Fellowships — $30,000

Jan 31

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.

 

Leonore Annenberg Teaching Fellowships — $30,000

Jan 31 The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields�science, technology, engineering, and mathematics�into teaching in high-need secondary schools in Georgia, Indiana, and New Jersey. Eligible applicants include current undergraduates, recent college graduates, midcareer professionals, and retirees who have majored in, or had careers in, STEM fields.

Wildlife Conservation Society

Conservation Education Fellowships

Mar 1
Jun 30

A unique opportunity for college students, recent graduates, and graduate students to explore conservation education in-depth. Fellows acquire the skills needed to provide a wildlife classroom that invites and fosters student-directed learning, and learn pertinent information about conservation issues with a global impact.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation — Graduate Fellowships
 

Junior and Senior Graduate Fellowships in the Study of the U.S. Constitution for Students and Teachers — Up to $24,000

Mar 1 The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers Junior and Senior Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. Generally, one Fellowship per state is awarded each year.

U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) — Find Funding

Robert Noyce College and Graduate Scholarships and Stipends — At least $10,000 per year

Sep 6

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors and professionals to become K-12 mathematics and science teachers. The Noyce Scholarship Track provides funds to institutions of higher education to support scholarships, stipends, and academic programs for undergraduate STEM majors and post-baccalaureate students holding STEM degrees who earn a teaching credential and commit to teaching in high-need K-12 school districts.

Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) — Fellowships
 

Teacher Fellowships — $4,000

Mar 15 Applications are welcome from any K-12 teacher who has a serious interest in using the collections at the MHS to prepare primary-source-based curricula, supported by documents and visual aids, in the fields of American history, world history, or English/language arts.

American Federation of Teachers — Scholarships
 

Robert G. Porter Scholars Program mdash; $1,000 to $8,000

Mar 31 For accomplished high school students who show outstanding service to their community and an understanding of the role unions can play to create a more just society. Open to graduating high school seniors who have at least one parent or legal guardian who is an American Federation of Teachers member.

The White House
 

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)

Apr 1 The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the nation's highest honors for teachers of mathematics and science (including computer science). Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of mathematics and science education.

Education Pioneers — Become a Fellow
 

Analyst Fellowship — $45,000

Apr 9 The Education Pioneers Analyst Fellowship places talented data-savvy professionals in mission-critical roles in school districts, charter management organizations, nonprofits, and other leading education organizations. As an Analyst Fellow, you will consult for one-year on a mission-critical, data-driven project a leading education organization.

 

Graduate School Fellowship — $50,000 to $80,000

Dec 15
Feb 2

The Education Pioneers Graduate School Fellowship provides talented business, law, policy, and education graduate students with the opportunity to make an impact and launch into high-level education leadership careers. As a Graduate School Fellow, you will consult on a mission-critical project at a school district, charter school network, nonprofit or other leading education organization.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics — Grants, Scholarships and Awards
 

Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teacher Course Work Scholarships — Up to $3,000

May 4 The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to college or university students preparing for teaching middle school mathematics.

 

Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarships — Up to $10,000

May 4 The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support to college students preparing for teaching secondary school mathematics.

 

Mathematics Course Work Scholarships for Grades PreK-5 Teachers

Nov 6 The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers' understanding of mathematics by completing course work in mathematics.

 

Mathematics Graduate Course Work Scholarships for Grades 6-8 Teachers

The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers' understanding of mathematics by completing graduate course work in mathematics.

 

Mathematics Graduate Course Work Scholarships for Grades 9-12 Teachers

The purpose of this grant is to provide financial support for improving teachers' understanding of mathematics by completing graduate course work in mathematics.

U.S. Department of Energy — Internships, Fellowships and Scholarships
 

Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowships — $6,000/mo. plus a $1,000 housing allowance

Nov 19 Program of distinguished educator fellowships for elementary and secondary school mathematics and science teachers. Selected teachers spend eleven months in a Congressional Office or a Federal agency.

Spencer Foundation — Fellowship Awards
 

National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education — $25,000

 

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowships on Matters Relevant to the Improvement of Education in All its Forms — $55,000

Nov 3 The National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early career scholars working in critical areas of education research. This nonresidential postdoctoral fellowship funds proposals that make significant scholarly contributions to the field of education. The program also develops the careers of its recipients through professional development activities involving National Academy of Education members.

  National Academy of Education/Spencer Dissertation Fellowships for Research Related to Education
Oct 1 The Dissertation Fellowship Program seeks to encourage a new generation of scholars from a wide range of disciplines and professional fields to undertake research relevant to the improvement of education. These fellowships support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh and constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world.

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF)

Teaching Fellowships — Up to $10,800

Nov 27 The KSTF Teaching Fellowships, are in the areas of biological sciences, mathematics and physical sciences. The fellowship is designed to meet the needs of beginning teachers from the onset of the credentialing process through the early years of their careers.

American Association of School Administrators — Awards and Scholarships
 

Educational Administration Scholarship Award — $2,500

Jul 30 Provide incentive, honor and financial assistance to outstanding graduate students in school administration who intend to make the school superintendency a career.

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History — Fellowships and Prizes for Historians
 

National History Teacher of the Year Award — $1,000 to $10,000

Feb 1 The National History Teacher of the Year Award recognizes outstanding American history teachers from elementary school through high school , and the crucial importance of American history education.

Earthwatch Institute — Education
 

Fellowships for Elementary, Middle, and High School Educators and Administrators

Get out of the classroom and head into the field to learn about cutting edge research and conservation efforts, to develop professional skills, and to make a difference for our shared environment.

Teach Plus — Fellows
 

Teaching Policy Fellowships

Engage early-career teachers in work on issues related to the future of the teaching profession.


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