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Applications Open for N.C. Teaching Fellows Program

North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program

RALEIGH, North Carolina — Applications open Monday, Dec. 4, for the re-established North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program that will be hosted at the NC State College of Education.

Students who apply and are accepted into the program will receive up to $8,250 per year in forgivable loans if they commit to teach in the fields of science, technology, engineering, math or special education in the North Carolina public schools.

Eligible applicants must be a senior in a high school in North Carolina, a student at a community college or college transferring to a teacher education program, or an individual already with a bachelor’s degree returning to college for a teacher license.

Applicants must also meet these minimum academic requirements:

  • High school applicants or applicants with fewer than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 and have scored at least a 24 on the ACT or a 1,100 on the SAT.
  • Applicants with more than 24 hours of college credit must have a minimum of a 2.7 cumulative GPA.

The NC State College of Education is one of five institutions in North Carolina that will host a N.C. Teaching Fellows Program when it returns for the 2018-19 academic year. The other four institutions are Elon University, Meredith College, UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-Charlotte.

The deadline to apply is Jan. 16, 2018.