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Updated 3/14/14

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American Farm School Fellowship, Greece

Each year, the American Farm School offers a limited number of paid fellowships in the Primary School, Secondary School and Perrotis College to recent U.S. college graduates, who assist with various aspects of education and student life, while serving as cultural ambassadors and enhancing the American character of campus life. Successful candidates are dynamic and enthusiastic U.S. college graduates who have experience in such areas as: English and STEM teaching, early childhood education, residential life (R.A. or other position), coaching sports teams, or working with adolescents in other capacities.

Details can be found at: http://bit.ly/OoMzIc1.

Deadline: End of January

Anatolia College Fellowship, Greece

This is a teaching fellowship at a prep school in Northern Greece that is a great opportunity for graduating seniors. Details can be found on e-access under “Search Jobs & Internships” and search Anatolia College Fellowship to find it. Documents on the various positions offered in 2014 can be found at http://bit.ly/1cYr8cx.

Please contact Amelia VanderLaan, the Associate Fellowship Adviser at avanderlaan@smith.edu to learn more.

Notes: You must sign up for an informational webinar in January to apply.

Deadline: Mid-February

Austrian-American Educational Commission

U.S. Teaching Assistantship Program
https://www.usta-austria.at/

Deadline: Mid-January

China Education Initative
English Program in Korea (EPIK)

http://www.epik.kr/

Deadline: Rolling

Education Pioneers

www.educationpioneers.org

Fellows are high-caliber graduate students with professional backgrounds ready to make an immediate impact in education by spending the summer working on a mission-critical project. The fellowship trains and connects education leaders dedicated to transforming our educational system so that all students receive a quality education.

It is a competitive fellowship with approximately 2500 applicants and 225 fellowship slots.

While it is a fellowship for graduate students, it may be very appealing to the M.Ed and MAT candidates from the Education Department.

Gingling Teaching Fellowship

www.smith.edu/cso

Graduating seniors are eligible to apply for a specialized year-long fellowship in Nanjing, China, teaching English to Chinese college students at Ginling College and Nanjing Normal University for the academic year. This is a paid fellowship providing a monthly salary, housing and a supportive environment. Fellowship teachers are required to teach four classes three times a week in converstion and grammar, meet with students, and develop lesson plans and teaching units. Class size ranges from 20-40 students. Previous experience tutoring or teaching and knowledge of Chinese and Chinese culture is helpful.

CSO, Smith College and Ginling College share a rich history and relationship dating back to 1926. Ginling College is one of the few women's colleges in China.

Applications will be available during interterm. Contact Tiertza-leah Schwartz, Director of Voluntary Services, via email tschwart@email.smith.edu if you are interested in receiving additional information in January. The application deadline is February 9th.

James Madison

http://www.jamesmadison.com/

The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation was established by Congress in 1986 for the purpose of improving teaching about the United States Constitution in secondary schools.

The James Madison Fellowships were created to honor Madison's legacy and Madisonian principles by providing support for graduate study that focuses on the Constitution--its history and contemporary relevance to the practices and policies of democratic government. The benefits of the fellowship program are manifold and lasting. Fellowship recipients have a unique opportunity to strengthen their research, writing, and analytical skills. In the process they form professional ties that can significantly influence their career aspirations. Fellows gain a deeper understanding of the principles of constitutional government which they in turn transmit to their students. In this way the James Madison Fellowships ensure that the spirit and practical wisdom of the Constitution will guide the actions of future generations of American citizens.

Junior Fellowships are awarded to students who are about to complete, or have completed, their undergraduate course of study and plan to begin graduate work on a full-time basis. Junior Fellows have two years to complete their degree.

The fellowships are intended exclusively for graduate study leading to a master's degree. James Madison Fellows may attend any accredited institution of higher education in the United States. Each individual entering the James Madison Fellowship Program will be expected to pursue and complete a master's degree in one of the following (listed in order of the Foundation's preference):

Master of Arts (MA) in American history or in political science (also referred to as "government and politics" or as "government");
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) concentrating on either American Constitutional history (in a history department) or American government, political institutions, and political theory (in a political science department);
Master of Education (MEd) or the Master of Arts or Master of Science in Education with a concentration in American history or American government, political institutions, and political theory.

For more information
http://www.smith.edu/fellowships/alternate_independent.php#teaching
1-800-525-6928
madison@act.org


JET Programme

Teaching in Japan. Details at: http://www.jetprogramme.org/.

Knowles Science Teaching Foundation

The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) was created by Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles in 1999 to cultivate and support exemplary science and mathematics high school teachers and develop the next generation of leaders in education.

KSTF's programs are designed to help reverse the current national trend that sees approximately half of all secondary teachers leave the field within five years. The total award for each Fellow is valued at nearly $175,000 over the course of the five-year Fellowship. Fellows receive tuition assistance while participating in a teacher credential program, monthly stipends, and grants for professional development and teaching materials. By empowering science and mathematics teachers to be effective in the classroom, KSTF helps deliver enriched educational experiences to students and, in the long run, ensures a stronger, healthier and more competitive nation.

Applications accepted until October 15, 2013

If you have any questions about our Teaching Fellowship Program, please feel free to email us at teachers@kstf.org, or contact us at 856.608.0001.

http://kstf.devface.com/

Match Education

Match Education is a non-profit organization working to close the achievement gap through innovations in full-time tutoring and teacher training. We operate a growing portfolio of high-performing and innovative urban charter schools. Our schools are widely recognized for their success in preparing low-income students for success in four-year colleges. We also train teachers for urban classrooms and operate a fully sanctioned graduate school of education. We seek to train the best rookie teachers in the country and, over time, to develop new insight into the nature of effective teaching and teacher training. Finally, we provide high-dosage tutoring to each of our students through the Match Corps, a post-graduate service fellowship for individuals interested in committing a year of service to inner-city schools.

In addition to the work in our charter schools we partner and consult with other schools districts across the United States. Currently we are playing a significant role in transforming two struggling high schools in Lawrence, MA. If you are passionate about education reform and are eager to drive student achievement, please consider applying to Match Corps Lawrence. It is an exciting opportunity to participate in a district-wide turnaround initiative. Lawrence's turnaround strategy is extremely unique, and if the plan is successful, it could serve as a blueprint to turn around other ailing systems across the state of Massachusetts.

If you are interested in learning more about the Match Corps, contact Antonio Gutierrez:
Antonio.gutierrez@matcheducation.org
Or visit:
http://matcheducation.org/

Math for America

Math for America (MfA) seeks to improve math education in our nation's public schools by recruiting, training and retaining outstanding secondary school mathematics teachers. MfA offers mathematically talented college graduates a five year MfA Fellowship which includes a full tuition scholarship for a master's degree program and four years of teaching in a New York City public secondary school. Today, there are over 200 MfA Fellows in the New York City program, with 60 new Fellows entering the classroom next fall.

MfA Fellows receive:

• A full tuition scholarship for a master's degree in mathematics education from MfA NY partner universities Bard College, New York University or Teachers College, Columbia University
• A stipend of $100,000 over five years, in addition to a full time teacher's salary
• Extensive professional development support and mentoring
• Guidance from a community of highly qualified math teachers

More information can be found at www.mathforamerica.org.

North American Language and Culture Assistants in Spain

This is a government run teaching assistantship program with placements throughout Spain. See: http://bit.ly/NdmLxL.

Deadline: Application period will be open until April 1 (earlier application is recommended).

Pardada Pardadi Educational Society in India

Details can be found at:
http://www.education4change.org/volunteer.html.

Deadline: Rolling

Teach Charlotte

We are now accepting applications for the Summer 2013 program. Click on Apply Now in the upper right corner of the screen to create an account and begin your application.

Make a difference where you are needed. TEACH Charlotte is a highly selective program that trains accomplished professionals and recent college graduates to become effective teachers in high-need schools throughout Mecklenburg County. As a TEACH Charlotte participant, you will begin making a difference for students right away, while joining a network of dynamic teachers working to end a legacy of educational inequality.

http://teachcharlotte.ttrack.org/

Teaching in China

The China Project

http://www.smith.edu/cso

Graduating seniors are eligible to apply for a specialized year-long fellowship in Nanjing, China, teaching English to Chinese college students at Ginling College and Nanjing Normal University for the academic year. This is a paid fellowship providing a monthly salary, housing and a supportive environment. Fellowship teachers are required to teach four classes three times a week in converstion and grammar, meet with students, and develop lesson plans and teaching units. Class size ranges from 20-40 students. Previous experience tutoring or teaching and knowledge of Chinese and Chinese culture is helpful.

CSO, Smith College and Ginling College share a rich history and relationship dating back to 1926. Ginling College is one of the few women's colleges in China.

Applications will be available during interterm. Contact Tiertza-leah Schwartz, Director of Voluntary Services, via email tschwart@smith.edu if you are interested in receiving additional information in January. The application deadline is February 9th.

TUSA Ambassador Scholarships

Taiwan-United States Sister Relations Alliance (TUSA) 'Ambassador' Scholarships for Summer 2013. There is no requirement for proficiency in Chinese language... indeed, the program's aim is to provide opportunities to those who have not experienced a study-aboard program either in China or Taiwan, but are eager to pursue some overseas immersion Mandarin and cultural study.

Accepted students will be enrolled in the Chinese Language Center at the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU, http://www.ncku.edu.tw) in Tainan City, Taiwan. The University is recognized as one of the two top institutions of higher education in Taiwan. The application period ends on Feb. 15, 2013 for early acceptance and March 31, 2013 for general acceptance. Applications can be submitted on line at www.taiwanusalliance.com. The 2013 TUSA program starts July 1 and ends August 23th.

A stipend of NT $25,000 (US $800) per month for two months (July & August) will be awarded to each scholarship recipient. The scholarship is budgeted to cover tuition, dormitory fees, all program-related travel and excursions, and accident/outpatient health insurance. The program is sponsored by the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, and a total of 36 'Ambassador' students will be accepted for the 2013 class.

Please visit our web site at www.taiwanusalliance.com for additional information about the 2013 TUSA Summer 'Ambassador' program.

UCETAM Native Auxiliary Program in Spain

The UCETAM native auxiliary program is a Teaching Assistantship program in Madrid, Spain. Details can be found at: http://www.ucetam.org/.

Deadline: February

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship

Woodrow Wilson's Teaching Fellowship offers rigorous teaching preparation, extensive clinical experience, and ongoing mentoring, as well as a $30,000 stipend. These Woodrow Wilson Fellows will be STEM scholars and experts-outstanding college juniors and seniors majoring in these fields, recent college graduates, and second-career professionals-interested in teaching in high-need middle or secondary schools.

Accepted Fellows will begin their studies in a master's degree program at institutions in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. In exchange, Fellows will commit to teaching math or science in a high-need middle or high school for three years upon completing the master's degree and teaching certification."

2014 APPLICATION DEADLINES

• October 15, 2013: First application deadline
• December 2, 2013 Second application deadline
• January 31, 2014 Final application deadline

For more information, please visit:
http://woodrow.org/fellowships/ww-teaching-fellowships/

Contact Sylvia Kovac at: kovac@woodrow.org with any questions.

World Teach

Teaching placements are available in 20 countries. See: http://www.worldteach.org.

Deadline: Rolling