Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
|Source:||Woodrow Wilson Foundation|
|Program:||Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color|
|Eligibility:||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.
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