Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
- Type: Foundations
- Source: Woodrow Wilson Foundation
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- Award Min: $0.00
- Award Max: $30,000.00
- Quantity: Unknown
- Deadline: Nov 30, -0001
The Fellowship is open to students in the senior year of undergraduate study who: - are self-identified persons of color - are nominated by an eligible nominating institution - demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals - have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency - expect to attain a bachelor's degree by June 30, 2012 - have substantial background in the arts and sciences and high academic performance of a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (negotiable for applicants from institutions that do not employ a 4.0 GPA scale) - are not currently in a teacher preparation program which leads to initial teacher certification.
The Goal Of The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships For Aspiring Teachers Of Color Is To Help Recruit, Support, And Retain Individuals Of Color As K-12 Public School Teachers In The United States. Current Trends Indicate That By The Year 2020, The Percentage Of Teachers Of Color Will Fall To An All-time Low Of Five Percent Of The Total Teacher Force, While The Percentage Of Students Of Color In The K-12 System Will Likely Near 50%. This Fellowship Offers An Important Opportunity To Ensure That Greater Numbers Of Highly Qualified Teachers Of Color Enter Public School Classrooms Around The Country.
Other questions that are not answered in the information posted on this site can be directed by email to Ysabel Gonzalez at the Woodrow Wilson Foundation: firstname.lastname@example.org Determining due dates for nominations/applications