Are you a New York student studying mathematics with the intent to become a secondary school teacher? If so, there are few opportunities you are going to find to rival the Math for America New York Fellowship. This fellowship was created by Math for America, an organization founded in 2004 to improve the quality of math and science education in US public secondary schools.
If you are selected for this prestigious award, you will receive a five year MfA Fellowship. This includes full tuition for a master’s program at a partner university (Bard College, Columbia University, or New York University). You will receive a $100,000 stipend over five years along with a full time salary once you start teaching. You will be able to network with industry professionals and receive personalized ongoing guidance. To apply, you must be a US citizen or permanent resident and hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. You also must have completed at least 21 credits in math courses at the calculus level or higher. Your GPA must be 3.0 or higher, and you must be new to teaching. Additional requirements include high testing scores and a love for math and teaching. For more details, visit the Math for America website.