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Urban Teaching Fellowship

URBAN TEACHING FELLOWSHIP CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY

Candidates must:
  1. Enroll in the TTC (Lesley or BU enrollment optional)
  2. Be awarded financial aid through the TTC.
  3. Have a strong liberal arts background and high academic achievement (a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale)
THE FELLOWSHIP
Shady Hill School offers an Urban Teaching Fellowship to an individual who is committed to public education and interested in a dual apprenticeship in an independent and public school. Ideally, recipients of the Urban Teaching Fellowship will complete the apprentice year, earn a graduate degree in education from Lesley University, and teach in a public school upon graduating from the program. The Urban Teaching Fellow spends September through December at Shady Hill School and January through June in a public school.

AMOUNT OF FELLOWSHIP AWARD
The Urban Teaching Fellowship award covers the cost of TTC tuition (excluding the $600 enrollment deposit). The award may or may not include a modest housing stipend, depending on the availability of additional funds within the program. 

APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP I

  • Submit a complete admission application packet
  • Complete admission interviews
  • Submit the TTC financial aid application and supplementary tax forms.
STEP II

Applicants for the Urban Teaching Fellowship must also submit an additional essay that addresses the question below.  The essay should be typed in a standard 12-point font, double spaced, and limited to 1,000-1,500 words.

Essay Question: "Describe an experience you have had in your education or career that has led you to make a commitment to teaching in a public school.”

UTF Essays are due Friday, March 13, 2020.
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