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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 Fellowship covers Shady Hill’s tuition ($11,900) excluding the $600 enrollment deposit, and a generous housing stipend.

APPLICATION PROCESS

STEP I: Apply for Admission and Financial Aid


  1. Submit a complete admission application packet
  2. Complete admission interviews
  3. Submit the TTC financial aid application and supplementary tax forms.

STEP II: Apply for the Fellowship


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.

All fellowship applications are considered at the end of the admission season (spring), so all applicants have the opportunity to apply.


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