The Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellowship
The application is now closed.
The Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellowship seeks to attract talented, committed individuals with backgrounds in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—into teaching in high-need Georgia secondary schools.
The Teaching Fellowship includes:
- admission to a master's degree program at one of two well-established partner university recruiting for 2019
- 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 $20,000 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
The Fellowship is open to college seniors, graduates, and career changers who:
- • have majored in and/or have 30 or more college-level credits in a STEM field (science, technology, engineering, or math);
- • demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals;
- • have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency;
- • have attained, or expect to attain by June 30, 2019, a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or its international equivalent (Note: Undergraduate degrees earned outside the U.S. are accepted if an approved credential evaluator declares the degree equivalent to an earned U.S. bachelor’s degree.);
- • a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is preferred (Note: Candidates who can demonstrate excellence through other avenues will also be considered. All applications are considered in their entirety and selection is based on merit.)
- • The Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships program also requires candidates to take and submit a score report for the appropriate state-required teaching licensure examination. Please see “Testing Requirements” section for more details.
Questions about your eligibility? Email Anna Gallos, Program Assistant for Fellow Selection ([email protected]).
The following is a guide to the teacher certification areas offered at each partner institution.
|Partner University||Certification Areas Offered|
|Mercer University||Secondary (grades 6–12):
Know someone who would make a great teacher? Refer an applicant here.
For general program, application, and Fellowship questions please email the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship staff at [email protected].
- Learn more in person at one of our events
- Webinar schedule
- Schedule a call with a member of the WW TF team
Partner University Contacts
For more information about the Teaching Fellowship at a particular institution you may contact the appropriate program director listed below:
- Mercer University
Sharon Murphy Augustine
For more information about the WW Teaching Fellowship program in other states, click here.
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Events & Deadlines
Upcoming Events & Webinars
Financing Your Program
(recruiting for 2019)
Partner School Districts
(in alphabetical order)
- Atlanta Public Schools
- Banks County School System
- Bibb County School District
- Chattahoochee County School District
- Clarke County School District
- Cobb County School District
- DeKalb County Schools
- Dodge County Schools
- Franklin County Schools
- Fulton County Schools
- Gwinnett County Public Schools
- Habersham County Schools
- Hall County Schools
- Houston County Schools
- Madison County School District
- Marietta City Schools
- Marion County School System
- Monroe County Schools
- Muscogee County School District
- Paulding County School District
- Stephens County School System
- Union County Schools
- Walton County Public Schools
- White County School District