Drew Urban Teaching Fellow Program

Posted by on February 23, 2009

Be the change you want to see in the world

Become a Drew Urban Teaching Fellow

If you have served as a volunteer with the Peace Corps, Vista, Americorps, a Faith Based Service program or have a substantial record of community service, you can continue your career of service through Drew’s Urban Teaching Fellowship Program.

Significant Scholarships for Master of Arts of Teaching degree in secondary education(MAT).  New Jersey certification currently has reciprocity in 45 states.

Drew’s Urban Teaching Fellowship program is designed to prepare secondary teachers (grades 6-12) who have a commitment to social justice and want to teach in urban areas. Coursework is coupled with field experience and student teaching in New Jersey’s high needs districts.  Qualified candidates with an undergraduate major or equivalent in biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, Social Studies (History and/ or Social Science) or Spanish enhance their subject matter expertise while developing their ability to prepare underserved students to compete and excel in the Global Era. Applicants can select either a one year full time, or two year part time program option.

Submit a completed application for graduate study, all supporting documents (official transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, and an affidavit and recommendation from your service agency indicating that you have successfully completed your term of service. In addition, applicants must submit either a researched analytical paper in their specialty discipline from their undergraduate career, or a paper focusing on their experience in the field. Either way the paper must demonstrate the applicant’s ability to formulate a thesis and to prove this thesis evidentially. The GRE requirement is waived for applicants to the Urban Teaching Fellows Program

For further information go to: http://www.drew.edu/grad

Admissions Deadlines:  Applications to the MAT are reviewed on a rolling basis, with a priority date of February 1st. After February 1st applications will be considered on a space available basis.
Admissions Cycle:  Rolling
Program Start: June

Program Contact: Dr. Linda Swerdlow, Director (973) 408-3046 or [email protected]

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