Math for America Fellowship

Who is eligible? Seniors who are U.S. citizens and who have completed significant coursework in mathematics, are either not teaching certified or are certified but with no classroom teaching experience, who enjoy working with secondary-school aged children, and are excited to teach in an urban environment.
When is the Deadline? Campus Deadline: December 16, 2011
New York MfA: July 16, 2012 (final deadline)
Description The MfA Fellowship funds students for five years; the first year is spent in Masters studies at either Bard College, Columbia University's Teachers College or New York University's Steinhardt School --for the New York City applicants. The subsequent four years consist of teaching placement in one of New York City's five boroughs, and includes stipends of up to $100,000 over and above a city teacher's salary. The MfA also offers similar opportunities in Boston, Los Angeles, San Diego, Utah, and Washington, DC.
How Do I Apply? Complete online application, including 750 word personal statement and a response to a classroom scenario, and have submitted three letters of recommendation. The applicant is also required to take the Educational Testing Service's Praxis II exam no later than March of the application year.
What happens after I submit an application? Finalists are selected to be interviewed in early to mid-March. Finalists who take the Praxis exam in March will not receive any offer until mid-April.
What's next? Those named MfA Fellows attend an Orientation in May and begin their graduate education training following the calendar of the partner institution.

Please review the Math for America website here.

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