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Do you have questions about the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Teaching Fellowship or the application process? Below are answers to many frequently asked questions. If your question isn’t listed below, please contact us at apply@kstf.org and someone will reply to your email within 48 hours.

Application Questions

Who is eligible to apply for a Teaching Fellowship?

What type of person is a good candidate for a KSTF Teaching Fellowship?

What if I want to teach both math and science? Can I apply?

Do you only accept recent college graduates?

Am I eligible if I have no previous teaching experience?

What if I already have my teaching certificate?

How does the selection process work?

Can I defer my acceptance?

Teaching Fellowship Questions

What are the responsibilities of a KSTF Teaching Fellow?

What are the financial benefits of becoming a Teaching Fellow?

Why is this a five-year program?

Do I have to commit to teaching for five years?

What type of training and support do I receive as a KSTF Teaching Fellow?

What is a typical professional development activity?

Can I change locations/schools during my five-year commitment?

Can I teach at any school I want?

What if I do not find a full-time teaching position after I am credentialed?

What happens when the Fellowship ends after five years?