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Knowles Teaching Fellowship

Students who are committed to working with adolescents and teaching math or science at the high school level have a chance to apply for the KSTF Teaching Fellowship. The Knowles Science Teaching Foundation is offering this program to all science and mathematics teachers who are starting their first or second year of teaching.

The program intended to support high school science and mathematics teachers in the United States and support to improve education in our schools or to providing new math and science teachers with professional resources.

The (KSTF) Knowles Science Teaching Foundation is a non-profit organization. The KSTF was founded in 1999 to expand the number of high-quality, high school science or mathematics teachers with the highest goal of improving STEM education in the United States.

Who May Be Eligible?

To be eligible for consideration, individuals must:

  • Applicants must have the capacity or determination to commit to teaching as their primary career
  • Participants must have passed a degree in a major related to the mathematics or science area they intend to teach in the middle of 2011 and September 1, 2021
  • All students must have received a valid state teaching certificate that allows them to teach mathematics or science in grades 9–12 in the US in the period of January 1, 2016, to September 1, 2021
  • All aspirants must be entering their first or second year as teacher-of-record during the 2021–2022 academic year.

How to Apply

To apply for the Knowles Teaching Fellowship, all the interested participants need to first register and then submit an online application through the given link. All the applications should be submitted on time or before the deadline to be considered.

Supporting Documents

  • A completed application
  • Essays- Write three articles discussing how you meet the three criteria within 600 words maximum per essay
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Transcripts


The Knowles Teaching Fellows Program gives a comprehensive suite of benefits valued at approximately $150,000, including:

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

Application Deadline

Applications for Knowles Teaching Fellowships will end at 11:59 pm PST on January 18, 2021.

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