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Criteria & Eligibility

KSTF Teaching Fellowships are intended to support beginning high school science and mathematics teachers in the United States.

Selection Criteria

KSTF Teaching Fellowships are awarded based on the following three selection criteria:

Content Knowledge for Teaching

Exemplary Teaching Practices

Qualities of a Teacher Leader

chemistry classEligibility Requirements

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; and
  • be entering their first or second year as teacher of record during the 2018–2019 academic year.

If you have questions about eligibility, please contact us at apply@kstf.org.