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27,000 Fellows: Nobel Laureates, national medalists, everyday heroes

Identifying and developing leaders and institutions to meet the nation’s most critical challenges

WW Civic Spring Project

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The Civic Spring Project will use the summer months to increase civic knowledge, skills, and engagement by creating incentives, support, and rewards for locally defined youth civic engagement initiatives aimed at meeting acute needs.

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The WW Teaching Fellowships

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The WW Teaching Fellowship program recruits and prepares the nation's best and brightest recent graduates and career changers with STEM backgrounds to teach in middle and high school science and math classrooms. It also works with university partners to change the way these top teacher candidates are prepared, focusing on an intensive full-year experience in local classrooms and rigorous academic work.

The WW Teaching Fellowship is currently recruiting in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Application Deadlines: November 4, 2020; January 11, 2021; March 1, 2021

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The Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship

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The Woodrow Wilson HistoryQuest Fellowship offers professional development for middle and high school American history teachers in Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. The program aims to use the power of games, play, and digital tools to transform both teacher practice and student engagement. In the long term, it may also provide a new disciplinary resource for university-based teacher preparation.

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The Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellowship in Education Leadership

The Woodrow Wilson MBA Fellowship in Education Leadership recruits and prepares outstanding leaders for schools and districts in participating states, with an integrated business and education curriculum, a focus on intensive in-school experience, and ongoing mentoring. Through this approach, the WW MBA Fellowship also seeks to create a new gold standard for the preparation of education leaders.

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Brewer Fellowship to Unite America

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The Brewer Fellowship to Unite America brings together leaders from across the political spectrum for a series of professional and capacity-building opportunities. Developed in partnership with Cultivate the Karass and supported by the Unite America Fund, the Brewer Fellowship will be a deep fellowship experience, supporting the personal and professional growth of Fellows as well as strengthening the democracy-reform field.

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WW Higher Education Media Fellowship

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The Woodrow Wilson Higher Education Media Fellowship, sponsored by the ECMC Foundation, aims to increase the number of journalists with the tools and networks to provide richer and more comprehensive coverage of postsecondary education, particularly career and technical education. Fellows participate in a rich professional development program and complete a reporting project on topics related to postsecondary career and technical education.

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Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award

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The Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders Award supports tenure-track faculty who have passed their midpoint review. Ten awards of $17,500 are anticipated this year. Mellon Emerging Faculty Leaders’ research focuses on contemporary American history, politics, culture, and society, with emphases including but not limited to African American issues, women’s issues, and/or higher education, and their service addresses the need for a more inclusive, responsive academic culture on their campus for peers and students.

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The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

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The Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships support the final year of work on Ph.D. dissertations dealing with ethical or religious values in fields across the humanities and social sciences.

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The Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women's Studies

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Since 1974, the Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowship in Women’s Studies has been the only national program supporting original, significant, interdisciplinary doctoral dissertations on women’s issues.

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Through its array of programs, the Foundation has been privileged to support the development of more than 27,000 leaders—teachers and scholars, leaders and businesspeople, artists and innovators. They include 16 Nobel Laureates, 38 MacArthur Fellows, 20 Pulitzer Prize winners, 27 recipients of Presidential and national medals, more than 100 College and University Presidents, and many others.

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Changing the name of the Foundation

The Board of Trustees of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has voted unanimously to rename the organization and to remove Woodrow Wilson from its name; a new name will be announced by early fall.

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