General Description

The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation has selected Indiana as the first site for its new national fellowship for high school teachers, intended to help overhaul teacher education and encourage exceptionally able teacher candidates to seek long-term careers in high-need classrooms.

Disciplines Supported

Math or Science Education.


A $30,000 stipend to complete a year-long master’s program at one of four selected Indiana universities—Ball State University, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, Purdue University, and the University of Indianapolis. Fellows are then placed in a high-need urban or rural school that has committed to provide ongoing mentoring. In turn, they agree to teach in Indiana for three years.

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must:

  • Be college seniors, recent college graduates or career-changers.
  • Have outstanding undergraduate records and:
    • Be math, science, engineering or technology majors.
    • Be willing to teach in Indiana for three years.


Spring deadline.

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