KSTF Teaching Fellowship


KSTF teaching fellowship is open to  high school math or science teacher who is new to the profession. The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation(KSTF) is offering one of the most comprehensive Teaching Fellowship Programs. This program is open to all science and mathematics teachers who are  currently starting their first or second year of teaching.The program intended to support beginning high school science and mathematics teachers in the United States. The program is aimed at providing early-career, secondary science and mathematics teachers with the resources and support needed to enhance education in their classrooms and beyond.The five-year Knowles Teaching Fellows Program provides a comprehensive suite of benefits valued at $150,000.



The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation (KSTF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing new math and science teachers with professional development, resources, and support to improve education in our schools.The KSTF was established in 1999 to increase the number of high-quality high school science and mathematics teachers with the ultimate goal of improving STEM education in the United States.


To be eligible for consideration, individuals must:

  • Have the capacity and determination to commit to teaching as their primary career
  • Have earned a degree in a major related to the mathematics or science discipline they intend to teach no later than September 1, 2018 (this degree should have been earned no more than 10 years ago)
  • Have earned or will earn a valid state teaching credential/certificate/license that enables them to teach mathematics or science in grades 9-12 in the united states no earlier than January 1, 2013, and no later than September 1, 2018
  • Be entering their first or second year as teacher of record during the 2018–2019 academic year
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How to Apply:

To apply, the applicant can register and submit online application through the given link: https://kstf.secure.force.com/apply/FellowshipApplicationRegistration

Supporting Documents:

The application requires the following components:

  • Essays- Write three essays discussing how you meet the three criteria (600 words maximum per essay)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts


Financial Aid and Award Money:

The five-year Knowles Teaching Fellows Program provides a comprehensive suite of benefits valued at approximately $150,000, including:

  • Membership in a nationwide community of more than 300 science and math educators
  • Stipends
  • Grants for professional development, classroom materials, and national board certification
  • Mentoring from experienced teachers and teacher educators, and
  • Support for teacher leadership efforts

Application Deadline:

All applications for the KSTF Teaching Fellowship must be submitted online.  The application deadline for 2018 Teaching Fellowship is Nov. 26, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. PST

Contact Information:

If you have any question, e-mail at apply-at-kstf.organd someone will reply to your email within 48 hours.

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