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Academic Awards and Fellowships (AAF)

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

September 22, 2016

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation’s Teaching Fellows Program awards exceptional young men and women with five-year, early-career Fellowships, empowering them to become primary agents of educational improvement. These “backbone” teachers reach thousands of students each year, take on leadership roles improving math and science education from the classroom and strengthen the teaching profession.


To be eligible for consideration, individuals must:

  • Have the capacity and determination to commit to teaching as their primary career;
  • Have earned a degree in a major related to the mathematics or science discipline they intend to teach no later than September 1, 2017. This degree should have been earned no more than 10 years ago;
  • Have earned or will earn a valid state teaching credential/certificate/license that enables them to teach mathematics or science in grades 9-12 in the United States no earlier than January 1, 2012 and no later than September 1, 2017;
  • Be entering their first or second year as teacher of record during the 2017–2018 academic year.

Deadline: November 27, 2016

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