(Deadline early March)
This fellowship is for individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution.
- Be a U.S. citizen or U.S. national.
- Be a teacher, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7-12).
- Possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than August 31 of the year in which you are applying.
- Wait at least three years from the time that any previous graduate degree was awarded before applying for a James Madison Fellowship.
Japan Exchange and Teaching Program (Deadline November)
The Japan Exchange and Teaching Program seeks to help enhance internationalization in Japan by promoting mutual understanding between Japan and other nations. The program also aims to improve foreign language education in Japan and to encourage international exchange at the local level by fostering ties between Japanese youth and foreign youth. The objectives of the program are being achieved by offering JET Program participants, (hereinafter, participants) the opportunity to serve in local government offices as well as public and private elementary schools, junior high and senior high schools.
(Deadline in early March)
The feelowship includes a $30,000 stipend for exceptionally able candidates to complete a yearlong master’s program at one of four of the nation’s top teacher education programs—Stanford Univ., the Univ. of Pennsylvania, the Univ. of Virginia, and the Univ. of Washington. In exchange, the candidates must agree to teach for three years in high-need secondary schools. Fellows are selected from a diverse pool of high-caliber candidates who hold baccalaureate degrees in arts and sciences fields or related professions, like engineering or finance, and who show a commitment to high-need communities and public schools. College seniors and recent graduates, along with midcareer professionals, are eligible.
- Majoring in science, mathematics or engineering
- Be committed to teaching high school mathematics, physical sciences or biological sciences
- plan to enroll in a recognized teacher education program that leads to a secondary science or mathematics teaching license
Teach in Austria (Deadline January)
Living and teaching in Austria! For decades this program has provided college and university graduates from the United States with unique opportunities to work as teaching assistants in secondary schools in communities all over Austria. US teaching assistants not only enhance the instruction of English in the classroom from a linguistic and cultural perspective; they also are valuable resources for first-hand information about the "American way of life" and representatives of the United States. In this capacity, they contribute substantially to the promotion of mutual understanding between the peoples of the United States of America and the Republic of Austria. Applicants should have at least an undergraduate degree, a working knowledge of German (intermediate-mid or above according to the ACTFL guidelines) and should be interested in careers in education.
Teach in France (Deadline January)
The Teaching Assistant Program in France offers you the opportunity to work in France for 7 months, teaching English to French students of all ages. Each year, over 1,100 American citizens and permanent residents teach in public schools across all regions of metropolitan France and in the overseas departments of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Réunion.
- must be American citizens or foreign nationals in possession of a US Green Card.French nationals and French-American dual citizens are not eligible to apply
- must be between 20-30 years old on the start date of the program (10/1)
- must have completed the majority of their elementary, secondary and university studies in the US
- must be proficient in French
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship (DeadlineOctober)
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 Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, 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.
- have majored in and/or have a strong professional background 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 of the year you apply, a bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university;
- a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale is strongly preferred*